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House Approves Bipartisan Amendment 153 to Report on Modernizing Military Rules Regarding HIV!

June 14, 2013

In less than 12 hours, hundreds of people contacted their Members of Congress to urge them to support Amendment 153 proposed by Representatives Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL). Thanks to your advocacy work, the amendment passed and will be added to the National Defense Authorization Act!

This amendment is a key step towards ensuring an end to HIV criminalization in the military. This amendment requires a report to ensure that the code, policies and regulations in the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) are based on the most medically up-to-date, accurate, science-based understanding of the routes, risks and consequences of

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