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Who Is Most at Risk for Prosecution Under HIV Criminalization Laws?

Part of's "Word on the Street" Series

June 26, 2014


Susan Mull

Susan Mull, Quarryville, Pennsylvania

A couple groups are most at risk. There's an ongoing issue with laws, even in this day and age, even when we think we are living in a more just society after what we call our "American civil rights movement," we still have -- disproportionately -- people accused and criminalized. These are sometimes men who have sex with men, intolerance toward the LGBT community and people of color.

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