TITLE

U.S.: Courts rule anti-prostitution policy restriction on AIDS funding violates right to free speech

AUTHOR(S)
Silver, Ellen
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
HIV/AIDS Policy & Law Review;Dec2006, Vol. 11 Issue 2/3, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that courts in the District of Columbia and in the Southern District of New York recently ruled that the U.S. government's anti-prostitution policy restriction on AIDS funding violates the First Amendment. The courts heard cases concerning a U.S. policy that requires that government funds only be given to groups that explicitly oppose prostitution and sex trafficking.
ACCESSION #
24081047

 

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