Recently, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) organizations have made a push to either repeal or amend laws criminalizing the transmission of HIV. Certain AIDS organizations argue that if a law exists criminalizing HIV transmission, it should be limited solely to situations of intentional transmission. Citing public health reasons, they argue criminalizing beyond intentional transmission may do “more harm than good.”  Thus, these organizations claim HIV-transmission laws are somewhat misguided. 

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