Ashes Action
October 13, 1996
Washington, D.C.

ACT UP took the cremated human remains of those we have loved
who were murdered by AIDS and killed by neglect and
tossed the ASHES over the White House Fence.


political funeral

"I worry that friends will slowly
become professional pallbearers,
waiting for each death, of their
lovers, friends and neighbors,
and polishing their funeral speeches; perfecting their rituals of death rather than a relatively simple ritual of life such as screaming in the streets."

--------David Wojnarowicz

In their report released in July 1996, Clinton's own Advisory Counncil on HIV/AIDS
expressed "grave concern" that Clinton's federal HIV prevention strategy is
"underdeveloped and timid.




ACT UP Targets the Clinton Presidency


People Living with HIV/AIDS Demand a President
to Forcefully Lead the Fight Against the AIDS Crisis!



see also:

PhRMA Drug pricing Actions
Storming the national headquarters of the pharmaceutical industry lobby (PhRMA)
October 11, 1996

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