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To cut STD rate, Calif.
considers condoms in prison

Associated Press, by Don Thompson

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Posted By:BaseballFan, 7/7/2013 6:54:50 PM

SACRAMENTO (AP) — California prisoners have unprotected sexual contact, forced or consensual, even if both are illegal, and this reality often leads to the spread of HIV and other diseases in prisons and in communities where felons are paroled. Setting up a difficult conversation, one state lawmaker says it´s time to give inmates a way to practice safe sex behind bars to reduce an infection rate that experts say is much higher than that of the general population. The proposal from Oakland Democratic Assemblyman Rob Bonta comes despite a law prohibiting any sex between inmates, ...

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Enforce the law, you say? Heresy! /s off/

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mitzi, 7/7/2013 7:00:02 PM     (No. 9413129)

"It´s a felony for prisoners to have sex while they´re in prison, so I don´t think it´s good government for the state to encourage inmates to break the law," said Republican Assemblyman Dan Logue of Marysville

Since men can marry each other in CA, why not just separate them into pairs (of their own choosing), marry them, and call it conjugal visits?

No more law breaking!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mitzi, 7/7/2013 7:02:28 PM     (No. 9413131)

And, if Obamacare provides birth control pills, abortions, etc., whatever, to women, isn´t it unfair to not provide condoms to the men?

Not doing so seems rather discriminatory. /s

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Reply 3 - Posted by: SpeedMaster, 7/7/2013 7:11:50 PM     (No. 9413142)

With all that is going on, why is this piece of tripe brought up? These are convicted felons. At the risk of sounding as if I am not concerned about the health and well being of convicted felons; I DO NOT CARE ABOUT THE HEALTH OF CONVICTED FELONS

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Reply 4 - Posted by: cartcart, 7/7/2013 7:15:57 PM     (No. 9413145)

The wages of sin....

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Reply 5 - Posted by: udanja99, 7/7/2013 7:46:44 PM     (No. 9413177)

Viagra, #2.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Iraengneer, 7/7/2013 7:46:46 PM     (No. 9413178)

saltpetre in the diet might be a solution


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Reply 7 - Posted by: barbcrose, 7/7/2013 8:52:22 PM     (No. 9413280)

Only a Demoncrat would come up with that solution!


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Reply 8 - Posted by: woodsman, 7/7/2013 9:04:15 PM     (No. 9413291)

"To cut STD rate, Calif.
considers condoms in prison"

They´d get more bang for the buck by just deporting Charlie Sheen, and Lindsey Lohan and Madonna

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Reply 9 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 7/7/2013 9:55:42 PM     (No. 9413349)

I´m sure that the inmates will slip on a condom prior to raping the inmate selected to be the girl that day. /s

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Reply 10 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 7/7/2013 10:03:02 PM     (No. 9413355)

Do they really think that people who murder, rape, and create mayhem will have the common courtesy to use a condom?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: halfnorsk, 7/7/2013 11:36:53 PM     (No. 9413428)

About as logical as expecting criminals to register their guns.


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Reply 12 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/7/2013 11:46:42 PM     (No. 9413433)

Condoms to kids. Condoms to prisoners.
Somebody getting a kickback ?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: GraniteBayTom, 7/8/2013 3:16:07 AM     (No. 9413510)

#6, we were convinced at our all male Catholic college that saltpeter was placed in every meal. It never occurred to us that there was no reason to dampen our ardor, since there were no females on campus. However, we flattered ourselves by concluding that if we ever did see a girl, we would at least be able to control ourselves. Without the saltpeter, look out girls! Obviously, we were a group of immature, naive, frustrated virgin guys, nothing more.









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Reply 14 - Posted by: neanderthal, 7/8/2013 3:27:54 AM     (No. 9413511)

If I ran their prisons, they wouldn´t have to worry about STD´s or much of anything else. Up at 5, oatmeal and tea, noon two baloney sandwiches, 8PM: cheap soup/stew and tea. In between time, they´d be digging holes to fill holes they had just dug or breaking big rocks into little rocks. Under my system they´d forget they had a tallywhacker.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Trigger2, 7/8/2013 5:07:04 AM     (No. 9413532)

CA prisons are rife with STDs and Jerry Brown released thousands into the population. Another Brown success story...

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Reply 16 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 7/8/2013 7:41:25 AM     (No. 9413682)

My system would be the one used by Lorena Bobbitt. Problem solved.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: mickturn, 7/8/2013 12:55:36 PM     (No. 9414097)

Castrations would solve a whole host of problems...

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