TITLE

A farmer talks horse sense

AUTHOR(S)
Warren, Patricia Nell
PUB. DATE
April 1995
SOURCE
Advocate;4/4/95, Issue 678, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Criticizes the United States government's medieval methods of handling the AIDS epidemic. Comparison of the government's public health policy to the old method of eradicating animal disease; Increased risk of AIDS transmission in prisons due to the prevalence of rape among inmates; Religious extremist Lou Sheldon's call for the criminalization of HIV-positive people.
ACCESSION #
9510230835

 

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