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View Diary: Dangerous HIV/AIDS Precedent out of Texas (180 comments)

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  •  What if women were imprisoned for transmitting (2+ / 0-)

    syphilis to men during the height of the VD scares?  Would this be okay?  What about sneezing in a retirement home or a daycare center when you have walking pneumonia?  Should we make sure that everyone who gets on a crowded airplane does not have swine flu or TB? Should a new mother with HIV or Hepatitis C be arrested for transmitting the disease to her newborn through her breast milk?

    Yes, what this man did was ethically wrong, but if you know anything about HIV, you know that not every time you have sex with someone you will pass on the virus.  Some forms of sex are riskier.  There must be an scrapes or cuts for the virus to have access.  

    "Most fools don't understand my worldview." - Ignatius J. Reilly

    by impygirl on Sat May 30, 2009 at 12:49:21 PM PDT

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