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Alabama's Prisoners With HIV Law

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Alabama's Prisoners With HIV Law

Alabama's Prisoners With HIV Law

Alabama's Prisoners With HIV Law

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Barbara Bradley reports on the Alabama state law that isolates prisoners who are infected with the AIDS virus, from those who aren't. The law has been in effect for 14 years, and some HIV infected Alabama inmates have been trying to have it overturned for the last 12. The law requires that prisoners with HIV be kept completely separate from those who aren't infected with the virus. The Supreme Court is considering whether to hear the case.

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