Is it liberal permissiveness? sex ed doesn't work? HIV rates

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    With alarming HIV numbers, doctors debate mandatory testing - WTOP.com

    Anyone care to explain the findings here?

    And why is it okay to persecute smokers to reduce their unhealthy behaviors but not other groups like men and women who engage in anal sex? I thought you persecute smokers for their own good?

    PS: And the advice about using a condom, while that's great and will reduce HIV if people coudl be bothered to be responsible, it still won't do anything for HPV and the anal cancer it causes.
     
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    This is a world of no consequences. Children should be indulged in sexual activity at the earliest possible age so they can have fun. Prevent pregnancy, but no one cares much about disease.
     
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    It's not 'ok' in my book. Are you suggesting the persecution of smokers should end, or that we should expand the policy to target other undesirables?
     
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    Don't forget to persecute IV drug abusers! And married men on the down low. And all prostitutes and their Johns.

    Oh and don't forget Grandpa who passes on the virus to Grandma after visiting a hooker.

    I'm sure there's other categories of people to persecute. Perhaps since this is World Aids Day you might find more than the normal amount of HIV infection info today

    How's about looking it up and getting back to me on whom I missed, K?

    Egads.

    Regards from Rosie
     
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    It's very difficult for heterosexual men to catch HIV from women. That's a biological reality. It's possible, but very difficult to do.

    Also, why do they have needle exchanges? That's like someone opposed to smoking giving smokers lower tar cigarettes.

    However, you can deny reality all you'd like, but fact remains that those who engage in anal sex are far morem likely to get HIV from the act due to the nature of it.

    How does denying reality help the situation?
     
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    This is one of the saddest subjects facing people today, loss of trust in a loved one who brings home the AIDs, a baby who isn't the husband's, online hookers for the wife to find out about one horrifying day... and

    "... doctors agree the new numbers are sobering, and more needs to be done."

    The only thing that needs to be done is to stop screwing around outside marriage. Withdrawing sex from the spouse because you have contracted Herpes, Aids, and an attitude that marital sex isn't any fun after the hooker/office sexpot finds a more exciting opportunity thus destroying the future as a family for the kids. :(

    We're creating motherless and fatherless children and a nation that depends on foreigners for population producing wealth for the economy when 1.4 million Americans are aborted because they are inconvenient and unwanted.

    The future for America is not much of a bright dice roll, and enemies of the state are getting off on it, because they're more than ready to move in on us. There's even a bomb out there that nukes people and 24 hours later, it is safe to walk in and start removing dead bodies.

    And our government is playing footsie with communism while state enemies are working at breakneck speed to garner a nuclear arsenal while our press plays stupid.


     
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    The numbers of people with AIDS, or syphilis or all STDs is rising commensurate with the level of accepted sexual license.
     
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    You have a one-man crusade against HIV, it seems...two threads on it so far.
     
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    Wouldn't you rather medical research go to illnesses that aren't almost 100% preventable? How many people need to die of Malaria so someone can continue to be irresponsible?
     
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    Apparently, asking people to be responsible in their behavior is a terrible thing.
     

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