October 13, 1996
ACT UP took the cremated human remains of those we have loved
who were murdered by AIDS and killed by government neglect
throwing the ASHES onto the White House Lawn.
"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."
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
DEMAND PRESIDENTIAL LEADERSHIP
Living with HIV/AIDS Demand a President
to Forcefully Lead the Fight Against the AIDS Crisis!
PhRMA Drug pricing Actions
ACT UP Demonstration at PhRMA
causes drug greedheads to drop lawsuit
Storming the national headquarters
of the pharmaceutical industry lobby (PhRMA)
October 11, 1996
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