Skip to comments.Senator Says Knowingly Infecting Someone with HIV Shouldn’t Be Felony [semi-satire]
Posted on 06/03/2017 5:14:38 PM PDT by John Semmens
California State Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) has drafted legislation that would downgrade knowingly exposing someone else to HIV or AIDS from a felony to a misdemeanor.
Weiner called the current law unfair. It discriminates against gays who must engage in anal sex because they were born without the vaginas, which are exclusively provided to women. Requiring a gay man to disclose he has HIV effectively shuts down his sex life. Threatening him with a felony conviction is too steep a penalty given that advances in HIV therapies have greatly extended survival time for those infected.
The Senator also angrily demanded that GOP opponents of his bill butt out. Theyre not gay. Their voters arent gay. They dont have any skin in the game. Why should they have a say in whether the law is changed?
Sen. Jeff Stone (R-Murrieta) disagreed, saying its not a gay issue. Its a public health issue. By lessening the penalty for infecting another person this bill would increase the risk to the gay community Sen. Weiner wants to free from discriminatory treatment under the law. The current law seeks to deter those with HIV from having unprotected sex with an unsuspecting victim, just like our DUI laws seek to deter impaired drivers from killing unsuspecting victims in traffic crashes.
Sen. Richard Pan (D-Sacramento), a physician, voted for Weiners bill arguing that imprisoning those who infect others will just throw them into an environment where anal sex is rampant. The impact on the prison population is proportionately larger than the impact on the general population outside of prison will be if we simply let violators off with a nominal fine, as this reform legislation would do.
In related news, the city of East Lansing has barred Steve Tennes and his family from selling their organic produce at the local farmers market because the family doesnt support gay marriage. Tennes is mystified by the Citys action. I dont ask the sexual orientation of my customers, he pointed out. Gay or straight, if they want to buy, I want to sell. Democratic Mayor Mark Meadows rejected Tennes noncompliance with City policy. Approval of gay marriage is a crucial part of who we are and who everyone in town needs to be. It is Mr Tennes obligation to know the sexual orientation of his customers. Blandly offering to sell, no questions asked, wont get him out of meeting this obligation if he hopes to do business here.
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Is that Michael Savages kid?
My bad. This one’s queer.
“What are you in for?”
This may be satire, but we are headed in this direction. How soon before straight people are charged with discrimination for refusing Sodomite sexual advances?
Oh wait, a pastor friend of mine has a brother who was let go (and blacklisted) by a major corporation for reporting Sodomite harassment. And that was about 25 years ago.
Scott Weiner on the west coast and Anthony Weiner on the east coast.How many rotten Wieners are out there?
OMG we are stuck between 2 Weiners
Diseased ones at that!
Can’t really blame the homophobic for their homophobia when you know what the militant gays would do if they could.
Where do you draw the line? Smallpox?
Is this congressman HIV+?
homophobic? homophobia? that is modern liberal pro-Sodomite verbage.
We are not “phobic” or scared of homosexuals. We simply find the behavior degrading, immoral and disgusting.
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