Arrests of HIV-Positive People Continue; CDC Must Act! Sign On!
December 18, 2009
Do you know that HIV isn't spread by spitting, and that condoms are an effective HIV prevention tool?
Of course you do.
But this information seems to be outside the knowledge of many in the legal system across this country, where the criminal prosecution of people living with HIV often continues to ignore the facts.
It's bad enough that the criminalization of HIV wreaks havoc in the lives of those who are charged or jailed or labeled as bio-terrorists, like this case in Michigan. But these cases are also spreading misinformation about HIV -- scaring people away from testing, treatment and care, and feeding into HIV stigma.View Full Article
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