The laws, most of which were enacted before medical advances made it possible to vastly reduce the risk of transmission, not only do little to reduce risky behavior but may actually discourage people from getting tested and learning their HIV status.
“We found that officers used deadly force against people who did not pose an immediate threat of death or serious harm to officers or others, and against people who posed a threat only to themselves."
Businesses in the growing U.S. marijuana industry are are operating almost entirely in cash, as federal money laundering laws block access to financial services. Attorney General Eric Holder says new regulations will tackle the issue.
When the Justice Department revealed on Friday that Pam Karlan would become the nation's top voting rights attorney, it was as if Marsellus Wallace called up the many voters being disenfranchised in states like Texas and North Carolina, and told them that he's sending The Wolf.