Calif. Senate Votes To Downgrade Knowingly Exposing Others To HIV To A Misdemeanor
Sen. Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco), who introduced the legislation, said it is unfair to make HIV/AIDS the only communicable disease given such harsh treatment by prosecutors.
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Knowingly Exposing Others To HIV Should No Longer Be A Felony, State Senate Says
The state Senate on Wednesday voted to no longer make it a felony for someone infected with HIV to knowingly expose others to the disease by having unprotected sex without telling his or her partner about the infection. (McGreevy, 5/31)