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Should A Person Hiv Positive Be Subjected To Criminal Prosecution

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Laws of Disclosure (DISCLOSURE LAWS, 2010) (CRIMINALIZATION OF HIV 2010)

Hey Dr. Bob,It's great to see you've been doing this forum for all these years. Exactly how long have you been doing this. Anyway, keep up the fantastic work. Now to why I'm writting to you. No concerns nor worries here but just a bit of curiousity....
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 »
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This Month in HIV: Sex, Privacy and the Law When You're HIV-Positive

...prosecuted. But again, your risk varies from state to state. "From ... 1986 to 2001, there have been 316 known HIV-related prosecutions [in the United States]. However, the conviction rate on those prosecutions has been pretty high, around 80... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Judge Slams Criminalization of HIV

...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 to a top South African jurist. Canada has put more than 90 HIV-positive people on trial for having... Read more »
U.S. Positive Women's Network

Why Should HIV Criminalization Matter to You?

...for HIV Law and Policy. Ren is the co-author of Ending and Defending Against HIV Criminalization: State and Federal Laws and Prosecutions RSVP to bkelly@womenhiv.or g for details. Teletraining Background Information According to recent... Read more »
U.S. Positive Women's Network

HIV Criminalization

...Center for HIV Law and Policy Sean provides an overview of the issue and stated a number of reasons why these statutes and prosecutions are a problem and may be leading to further spread of HIV. He discussed how many of the HIV nondisclosure... 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 »

Criminal Acts or Not?

Posted by Bear60, 3 Replies
...out that the wording does not reconcile "exposure" with the use of condoms and questioned whether HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, should be considered a "life-threatening disease" because victims typically die from AIDS or another disease that... Read more »

HIV & Child Custody

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Does anyone know the laws regarding hiv and child custody? My ex is saying she is too afraid to let me have my kids unsupervised. That I might have a blood accident Read more »

Uganda to Publish Names of Gay People

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
...Uganda to publish names of gay people Healthgap 08/09/2006 In a country where a sodomy conviction carries a penalty of life imprisonment, a Ugandan tabloid's decision to publish the names of alleged homosexuals is a chilling development that... Read more »