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Ronald Reagan’s Blood Up For Auction

May 23, 2012 by  

Ronald Reagan’s Blood Up For Auction
A vial of Ronald Reagan’s blood is up for auction.

An auction in the United Kingdom has some Ronald Reagan supporters’ blood boiling. Supposedly, a vial of the former President’s blood is up for auction.

According to Reuters, the vial came from the seller’s mother, who worked at a blood-work facility. The blood sample was obtained at the George Washington University Hospital after the attempted assassination of Reagan in 1981.

The seller claims to have been given the go-ahead by government officials. But some people are calling the auction inappropriate.

“If indeed this story is true, it’s a craven act and we will use every legal means to stop its sale or purchase,” said John Heubusch, executive director of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation. “Any individual, including a President of the United States, should feel confident that once they enter into the care of a medical system their privacy and rights are held inviolable.”

The auction ends Thursday.

Bryan Nash

Staff writer Bryan Nash has devoted much of his life to searching for the truth behind the lies that the masses never question. He is currently pursuing a Master's of Divinity and is the author of The Messiah's Misfits, Things Unseen and The Backpack Guide to Surviving the University. He has also been a regular contributor to the magazine Biblical Insights.

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