“ADULT homosexuals have the same right as the rest of us to do nearly whatever they wish IN THE BEDROOM, where it belongs.”
That’s a moral judgment, and my judgment leads me to the opposite conclusion.
The libertarian in me agrees with most of what you say.
BUT — and you just knew that was coming, right? — just as with measles, chicken pox, cholera, TB, etc. — society has a right to protect itself from infectious diseases by means of quarantines and other methods. As a boy, I was quarantined for a week with the measles so that I couldn’t infect others.
When morons like that idiot in SF URGES his gay pals to INTENTIONALLY CONTAMINATE the NATIONAL BLOOD SUPPLY, as the grandfather of 6 currently normal, healthy kids, I could take him out behind the barn and kill him myself without even thinking twice about it.
The spread of HIV will NOT be halted until those folks who carry it are, at the least, QUARANTINED.
And, on that general subject, the U.S. is now experiencing a surge in many diseases once either eradicated or under control HERE. Many of these outbreaks have been traced back to immigrants — mostly the ILLEGAL variety — who, thanks to our Bush, Clinton, Bush WIDE OPEN BORDERS have brought those microbes back here from their former homes.
And if you wonder why our healthcare system is virtually bankrupt or most of the rest of NATIVE BORN citizens cannot afford private healthcare, visit your local community hospital ER.