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Kansas Legislators: "Let's Put HIV/AIDS Patients In Internment Camps!"

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No, this is not a joke. House Bill 2183--officially known as "Substitute HB 2183 by Committee on Health and Human Services - - designation and control of infectious and contagious diseases"--is a measure aimed at quarantining persons infected with infectious diseases, specifically HIV and AIDS.

Why would you need to quarantine people for a disease that cannot be spread through casual contact?

So far, the story has been picked up by a couple of LGBT magazines and blogs--the mainstream media is still focused on other issues.

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Cait McKnelly 1 year, 8 months ago

According to Rep Barbara Bollier, the bill is being amended. However, until the amendment is seen and goes live, this is true.

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