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August 5, 2010

AIDS activists stage mock funeral in front of Pelosi's house (VIDEO)

SFGate: Politics Blog: "A group of about 25 AIDS activists, health care providers and those afflicted by HIV/AIDS performed a mock wake, procession and funeral today in San Francisco, starting at the intersection of Market Street and Castro Street, and heading to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's San Francisco home for the staged funeral.

"The event was part of a campaign by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation to get Pelosi, D-San Francisco, to support a bill that would use stimulus money to pay for treatment for HIV/AIDS patients, more than 2,300 of whom are on waiting lists across the nation to get funding for HIV/AIDS drugs, according to the AHF."