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In a test of shifting attitudes about HIV, a group of state lawmakers has proposed that it no longer be a felony for someone to knowingly expose others to the disease by engaging in unprotected sex and not telling the partner about the infection.
^ That leaves some odd questions, indeed. Here in Canada we have the law of pressing sexual assault charges against someone for not disclosing their infection before sexual interaction. Our law doesn't specifically say AIDS or ghonorrea or what have you, it's pretty general. So I don't think it would play well here.
That law looks like it's specifically drawn up to mitigate immigrants from feeling like they are being alienated for having infections/viruses that run rampant in their home country. Unfortunately, I think this law is bullshit, because laws should make them feel alienated. It should make them feel afraid to take their dicks out of their pants as I would definitely want someone with AIDS feeling afraid to sleep around and being held accountable for basically killing everyone they fuck. Personally, I think laws should go the other way, depending on the infection, and based on mortality rate/lethality, they should be imprisoned with the same impunity as someone openly attacking others with weapons. Hell, I'd even go so far as to try terrorism if they aren't making anyone aware of what they are harboring, that's willful harm.