90 Miles From Tyranny : California Governor Jerry Brown To Allow HIV Positive People To Donate Blood

Thursday, September 14, 2017

California Governor Jerry Brown To Allow HIV Positive People To Donate Blood

California Governor Jerry Brown is expected to give a green light to a bill allowing HIV positive people to knowingly expose their blood to others.

The bill, SB 239, will reduce the penalties for knowingly exposing someone to HIV without telling them, allowing HIV positive people to donate their blood to others. Lawmakers claim the current felony charge for the crime is ‘discriminatory.’

Foxnews.com reports: State Sen. Scott Wiener, a San Francisco Democrat who introduced the bill, said the current law discriminates against people with HIV because people who expose others with different viruses get only a misdemeanor rather than a felony.

“Right now HIV is singled out for uniquely harsh treatment as a felony,” Wiener said during the floor debate, according to the L.A. Times. He added that modern drugs allow someone with HIV to be noninfectious to others, while the...
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3 comments:

  1. Wait till one of them needs blood.

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  2. I'd like to see "Moonbeam" take a pint in his vein just to show how safe it is.

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  3. Ya think that there's nothing more that Dems do that could surprise you, and along comes this story.

    Eddie, spot on!

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