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Hiv Laws

These 11 States Make It A Crime To Spit At Someone If You Have HIV

Huffington Post | Alissa Scheller | Posted 05.14.2014 | Crime

In April, a Florida woman who allegedly spit on a police officer was charged with criminal transmission of HIV and jailed, according to CBS Miami. ...

New Legislation Shines Light on the Criminalization of HIV

Ian Thompson | Posted 12.02.2011 | Gay Voices
Ian Thompson

There are presently 34 states that have criminal laws that punish people for exposing another person to HIV, even in the absence of actual HIV transmission or a meaningful risk that transmission could occur.