To Cut STD Rate, California Considers Condoms in Prison
July 9, 2013
Despite a state law that prohibits sex among prisoners, California lawmakers are considering a bill that proposes distributing condoms in prisons to reduce high STD and HIV infection rates among inmates. Assembly Member Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) proposed AB999, which would require the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to supply condoms in 5 prisons by 2015 and in all 33 adult prisons by 2020.
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