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HIV Discrimination

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CREDIT:

Until I read about it on Andrew’s blog a while back I, like most Americans, had absolutely no idea about the bizarre restrictions on travel the United States tries (obviously, key elements of the rule are impractical to enforce) to impose on HIV-positive would-be visitors or immigrants. This is a crazy rule that doesn’t accomplish anything, an act of petty cruelty born in an era of hysteria whose time is long past.