Sofia Gruskin: We must follow California’s example and repeal archaic HIV laws

Sofia Gruskin, J.D., MIA
California made national headlines when it repealed an HIV criminalization law and reduced penalties for exposing other people to the virus, writes Sofia Gruskin in her BMJ blog Dec. 15. She calls for other states and nations to follow suit: “It’s time for all states in our country, and indeed, all countries around the world, to put human rights first and follow in California’s footsteps by repealing anti-science laws that criminalise HIV and perpetuate the epidemic.”

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Authors: Sofia Gruskin
Published By: The Lancet
Date: Nov. 30, 2017
Publication Link: http://blogs.bmj.com/bmj/2017/12/15/sofia-gruskin-we-must-follow-californias-example-and-repeal-archaic-hiv-laws/