APPROVE LEGISLATION TO PUT MICROCHIPS IN AIDS PATIENTS 11/24/2008


by Moody Adams
USA TODAY reports, "The Jakarta Post says lawmakers in eastern Indonesia are set to approve legislation that would allow the government to implant microchips in some "aggressive" HIV/AIDS patients.
"It's a simple technology. A signal from the microchip will track their movements and this will be received by monitoring authorities," John Manangsang, a doctor who serves in the Papua legislature, tells Reuters.

"The Associated Press says critics described the bill, which is on track to become law next month, as "abhorrent."

"People with AIDS aren't animals; we have to respect their rights," Tahi Ganyang Butarbutar, an activist, tells the wire service.Ē

People do not have the right to have sex with people when they know they could be infecting them with the deadly virus. The bill is aimed at protecting innocent people from being infected by people with AIDS who donít mind killing others to enjoy their sexual pleasures.

Has our society elevated the right to have promiscous sex above the right to life?


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