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 felony charge may discourage some from getting tested. “These laws do not prevent HIV infections. All they do is stigmatize people living with HIV and reduce access to testing and care.” “These laws do not prevent HIV infections. All they do is stigmatize people living with HIV and reduce access to testing and care.” – State Sen. Scott Wiener, a San Francisco Democrat The bill – if passed – would also apply to people who donated semen or blood without disclosing they have HIV or AIDS. All Republicans came out against the bill, claiming a reduction in penalties for exposing someone to HIV puts the public at risk. “I’m of the mind that if you purposefully inflict another with a disease that alters their lifestyle the rest of their life, puts them on a regiment of medications to maintain any kind of normalcy, it should be a felony,” state Sen. Joel Anderson, of San Diego, said, the L.A. Times reported. “It’s absolutely crazy to me that we should go light on this,” he added, suggesting tougher penalties should be applicable to those with other diseases. “It’s absolutely crazy to me that we should go light on this.” – State Sen. Joel Anderson, San Diego. 👇👇👇👇👇 #democrat #california
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#hillaryClinton offered some praise for her chief 2016 primary rival, crediting #bernieSanders with generating political interest in young people and calling him a “disciplined and effective politician.” But she also said campaigning against him was “profoundly frustrating” because “He didn’t seem to mind if his math didn’t add up or if his plans had no prayer of passing Congress and becoming law.” Clinton also blamed Sanders for laying the groundwork for some of Trump’s general election attacks by painting her as too cozy with Wall Street and other moneyed interests. Sanders resorted to those barbs despite a previous pledge to avoid personal attacks, Clinton said, because the two were too closely aligned on many key policy issues. “Nonetheless, his attacks caused lasting damage, making it harder to unify progressives in the general election and paving the way for Trump’s ‘#CrookedHillary’ campaign. I don’t know if that bothered Bernie or not. He certainly shared my horror at the thought of Donald Trump becoming President, and I appreciated that he campaigned for me in the general election. But he isn’t a Democrat—that’s not a smear, that’s what he says. He didn’t get into the race to make sure a Democrat won the #WhiteHouse, he got in to disrupt the #DemocraticParty.” #WhatHappened📖 #FlakeNews❄ #Onward #TheResistance #republican #tcot #democrat #libertarian #AltRight #WhichHillary #Maga #conservative #teaparty #imwithher #latino #christian #islam #blacklivesmatter #blm #deplorable #Whiteworkingclass #radicalwhitenationalist #draintheswamp
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We didn't become refugees. We experienced the same circumstances, only from different people. The guy we experienced it with was way worse by the way Want more right wing content? Follow @thenationalistbrit ____________________________________ • • • • • #thenationalistbrit #covfefe #politics #truth #freedom #trump #hillary #conservative #infowars #physicalremoval #liberals #alexjones #republican #democrat #debateme #america #fuckyeah #britain #globalism #capitalism #socialism #nationalism #communism #feminism #rightisright
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Alabama's Choice needs some help from a spell check before taking that bus on tour...😂😂 it's small but keep looking! - Ryan M ⚫💛 (we have a full spectrum of contributors, check the bio! 🔴🔵⚫💛) @bongstudly @t_hean_draftingthehill Follow us @draftingthehill on all social media #alabama #derserves 😂 #more #politics #republican #democrat #libertarian #independent #liberal #conservative #centrist #maga #resist #trump #hillaryclinton #berniesanders #obama #potus #american
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#rocketman the new head of the #democrat party. He is just like Hitlery. He can't accept any responsibility for anything either.
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from @the@thenationalistbrit - I've lost count of how many empty threats the US and North Korea have made to eachother now Want more right wing content? Follow @thenationalistbrit ____________________________________ • • • • • #thenationalistbrit #covfefe #politics #truth #freedom #trump #hillary #conservative #infowars #physicalremoval #liberals #alexjones #republican #democrat #debateme #america #fuckyeah #britain #globalism #capitalism #socialism #nationalism #communism #feminism #rightisright - #regrann
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Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy is my favorite SCOTUS justice on the bench. He is the X factor as the swing vote, and often finds himself tipping the balance in major cases. Who's yours? - Ryan M ⚫ (we have a full spectrum of contributors, check the bio! 🔴🔵⚫💛) Follow us @draftingthehill on all social media #politics #republican #democrat #libertarian #independent #left #center #right #liberal #conservative #centrist #maga #resist #trump #hillaryclinton #berniesanders #obama #potus #america #freedom #SCOTUS #kennedy
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