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posted by takyon on Sunday June 12 2016, @06:00PM   Printer-friendly

A suspected Islamic terrorist opened fire at a gay nightclub in Florida, killing 50 people and wounding another 53 before he was killed by police. While authorities continue to investigate to determine whether this man had ties to ISIS, the terror organization has not been quiet in praising the attack. This comes three days after ISIS announced they would attack somewhere in Florida. Today's attack marks the largest act of terrorism on US soil since 9/11.

takyon: The gunman reportedly called 911 emergency services to pledge allegiance to ISIS. The President will hold a briefing momentarily. Compare this article to the original submission.

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  • (Score: 2) by takyon on Sunday June 12 2016, @10:21PM

    by takyon (881) <reversethis-{gro ... s} {ta} {noykat}> on Sunday June 12 2016, @10:21PM (#358916) Journal

    >Not sure if you are trying to be funny or just retarded.

    Neither. Here's the actual policy []:

    What are the current recommendations for donor referral?

    FDA recommends that blood establishments defer potential donors as follows:


    9. Defer for 12 months from the most recent contact a man who has had sex with another man during the past 12 months.

    I was obviously correcting the "celibate" sentence from the article to match the FDA's official policy on gay potential blood donors.

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  • (Score: 1) by Arik on Sunday June 12 2016, @11:12PM

    by Arik (4543) on Sunday June 12 2016, @11:12PM (#358943) Journal
    That doesn't appear to contain the wording we were discussing earlier about a committed relationship, in any form.

    Did I miss it?
    If laughter is the best medicine, who are the best doctors?