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27th Aug 2016

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EU court criticises French ban on gay blood donors

An advocate general at the European Court of Justice on Thursday said the French state cannot exclude blood donations from gay, sexually active men. The opinion says the French law is disproportionate because it excludes the entire male gay and bisexual population on the presumption of high-risk sexual behavior.

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