Seriously Kansas? Quarantining People With HIV?

A Kansas bill designed to help protect paramedics and firefighters appears to have been hijacked to potentially legalize quarantining people with HIV/AIDS. The bill would allow firefighters and paramedics exposed to bodily fluids during the course of their duties to require the person they were treating or helping to take a blood test to rule out HIV infection. Currently this can only happen via a court order which takes time. However, because the bill dealt specifically with HIV, lawmakers on… Read more