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Is Hiv Transmission A Criminal Offense

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Ask the Experts

Criminalization is a shame and absolutely useless (CRIMINALIZATION OF HIV) (CRIMINALIZING HIV NON-DISCLOSURE, 2009)

I was reading the article about the Iowa man sentenced for 25 years because he didn't disclose his status. If we continue so nobody is willing to make the test and the consequences would be devastating. I know people that refuses to get tested...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV) promotes stigma and discrimination. Branding a behavior criminal can and has led to the belief that HIVers are "potential criminals" and consequently a threat to the general public. Logically this can deter people from getting tested, even... Read more »

criminalizing hiv non disclosure (CRIMINALIZING HIV NON-DISCLOSURE, 2009)

I would like to forward my appreciation to Dr Rob for being so informative and unprejudice.I have... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Efforts to Criminalize HIV Transmission "Misguided," Opinion Piece Says

... In a "misguided attempt to thwart the spread of HIV and AIDS, lawmakers in many parts of the world have passed criminal statutes that promote ignorance about the disease, punish Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Judge Slams Criminalization of HIV

... Canada has filed criminal charges against more people with HIV per capita than any other country and is setting a poor example for other nations on how to deal rationally with HIV/AIDS, according Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing in the Criminal Justice System

... One state found that one-third of all the people who tested positive for HIV between 1989-1999 were tested at the state prison. Counseling and testing services are an important opportunity for drug users Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Criminalizing HIV Transmission Discourages Testing, Contributes to Spread of Virus, Some Canadian Advocates Say

... Some HIV/AIDS advocacy groups and physicians in Canada are calling for an end to recent criminal trials of HIV-positive people who allegedly Read more »
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Criminal transmisson of HIV is prosecutable!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...punch in females, as for crime punch in 'sex offenses", and you will find some ladies serving time for "criminal transmission of HIV", you can find same in men categories but I suggested the women too narrow the field of search too a smaller... Read more »

HIV+ dislcosure and the law...!

Posted by lost2007
...read this site much lately but came across a comment by someone that "not every state makes it a crime too infect someone with HIV" and could not believe anyone would be so ill informed and or out right liar, since its true some states do not... Read more »

Where are the Heterosexual HIV/AIDS Dating sites

Posted by 30Years, 2 Replies
...woman. Why is this so hard? I may come off as a man who just want to date per se and not worry about the medical aspects of HIV/AIDS. Honestly, Im sick of worrying about it. I go to the doctor, I take my meds, I work hard, Im educated, and I... Read more »

Criminal Acts or Not?

Posted by Bear60, 3 Replies
...Read carefully: the law only applies to exposing someone.....regardless of whether they test positive or not. HIV law being challenged LAWRENCE - A Kansas law meant to punish people who have sex without telling their partners they are... Read more »