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Hiv Travel Ban

History Proves Travel Bans Are Based On Fear, Not Facts

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 10.24.2014 | Healthy Living

On October 16, more than 40 members of Congress went on record seeking a travel ban against individuals from Ebola-afflicted West Africa, despite caut...

Amanda Terkel

Remember When the US Barred Travelers With HIV? An Ebola Ban Could be Worse. | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican politicians, joined by a few Democrats in tight election races, have stepped up their calls in recent days for a temporary ba...

Why CEOs Oppose HIV Travel Bans: They’re Bad for Business

Chip Bergh | Posted 01.28.2013 | Impact
Chip Bergh

More than 30 million people could be denied entry, detained or deported from 45 countries worldwide. They are neither terrorists, criminals nor drug dealers. The reason? They live with HIV.

Come As You Are: The End of America's HIV Ban

Steve Ralls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Ralls

Beginning today, the United States' decades-old HIV Travel and Immigration Ban will be a relic of the past, and the stigma and discrimination it has engendered around the world will, with any luck, begin to fade, too.

A "Penultimate Step" in the Fight to End the HIV Travel Ban

Steve Ralls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Ralls

The Department of Health and Human Services has issued regulations that would end the United States' decades-old HIV travel and immigration ban.

Congress to HHS: End the HIV Ban, Once and For All

Steve Ralls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Ralls

Earlier this year, Senators John Kerry (D-MA) and Gordon Smith (R-OR), along with Congresswoman Barbara Lee of California, led a successful and histor...

Critical First Step Achieved in Repeal of HIV Travel and Immigration Ban

Allison Herwitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Allison Herwitt

This policy has not only blemished the United States' record as a leader against HIV and AIDS worldwide, it has had serious consequences at home.