Alabama Segregates Prisoners In ‘HIV Ghetto’: Lawsuit

According to the article, the ACLU has sued the Alabama corrections department, alleging the following: “The Alabama Department of Corrections automatically excludes all prisoners with HIV from a host of rehabilitative and vocational programs that ADOC offers to all prisoners who don’t have HIV — including trade schools, work release jobs, residential drug-treatment programs for prisoners struggling with substance abuse, and programs for prisoners suffering from serious mental illness. Prisoners with HIV are even barred from the faith-based dormitory and the dormitory for seniors.”

Read the article on the suit here.

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