Map: HIV Criminalization in the United States

This United States map identifies states (1) with HIV-specific criminal laws; (2) with general felony laws that have been used to prosecute people living with HIV; (3) with communicable disease laws that may include HIV; and (4) that require registration as a sex offender as part of the punishment under HIV-specific laws. It also highlights that there have been more than 303 people living with HIV who have been arrested or charged under these laws since 2008.

HIV Criminalization in the United States

[Note from TheBody.com: This article was originally published by The Center for HIV Law & Policy on Aug. 17, 2017. We have cross-posted it with their permission.]