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SC to End Segregation of HIV Positive Prisoners
July 11, 2013
Source: Charleston City Paper
For the past 15 years, all inmates who have tested positive for the Human Immunodeficiency Virus upon entering the state prison system have been housed at two dedicated facilities in Columbia called Therapeutic Communities — or, as the ACLU calls them, "HIV ghettos." Although the policy of segregating inmates upon incarceration has been taken off the books, the Department of Corrections has not yet begun integrating inmates back into the general prison system.
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