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Law Criminalizing HIV Transmission Imprisons Iowans Even If Virus Is Not Transmitted

At least 125 individuals were prosecuted across the country under these laws during 2008-11 alone. They included men and women, gay and straight, members of the armed services, people with prior criminal records and without, people from many walks of life. What did they have in common? All were HIV-positive.