Reversing 20 years of banned entry into the U.S. for those infected with the HIV virus, President Obama signs order lifting the ban just before signing a bill to extend the Ryan White HIV/AIDS program at the White House yesterday.
"If we want to be a global leader in combating HIV/AIDS, we need to act like it," he said. Lifting the ban "is a step that will save lives," as more people will get tested and treated.
As DKos' Yalin point out, there's a lot more to be done, like repealing Don't Ask Don't Tell (DADT):
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