California governor signs measure decriminalizing transmission of the HIV virus

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(Natural News) The state of California, not known for its rational decision-making, might have just done the right thing for a change when it comes to enhancing medical freedom.

The state's legislature, commandingly controlled by far-Left Democrats, have sent Gov. Jerry Brown a bill that no longer criminalizes the intentional, knowledgeable transmission of the HIV virus, which can cause AIDS — and he signed it this week.

As reported by the UK's Daily Mail, at present it is a felony to knowingly infect another person with HIV via sexual transmission. Once upon a time, persons who knowingly transmitted the incurable disease faced up to eight years in prison.

Now, however, the new law lowers the act to a misdemeanor punishable by no more than six months in jail.

Naturally, the change is being hailed by the LGBTQ community, which has an abnormally high HIV infection rate, as a step towards de-stigmatizing the disease and the community. But other people who oppose
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