Saturday, 7 January 2012

Stepping Back From Criminalising HIV?

Fascinating story coming out of Davenport, Iowa concerning an HIV transmission case.  It's reported that a man arrested for transmitting HIV was due to see his felony trial start Monday in Davenport, but prosecutors are backing off taking the case to court. Instead they hope to draw up a contract with the defendant, where he will pledge not to spread HIV, and reveal names of past sexual partners so they can be notified of the potential exposure. For the man he infected, this seems like he is getting a "free pass"and hits out in the video below:


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