From WLKY.com - Louisville News
Greenwood, Ind. -- Police said an Indiana man may have infected dozens of women with the AIDS virus.
Tony Perkins was arrested for not warning the women.
Police near Indianapolis said Perkins had unprotected sex with dozens of women without telling them he has AIDS.
State health records showed he knew he was HIV positive.
Perkins faces multiple criminal charges -- two counts of failing to warn a sexual partner that he has AIDS and one count of intimidation. The Johnson County Prosecutor said if more of Perkins’ sexual partners are discovered, more charges could be filed.
"The state law states that if you do have AIDS, you have to disclose it to any of your sexual partners. He has admitted, and he actually was somewhat remorseful about it, but at the same time, he blames a woman for giving it to him," said Greenwood police Chief Joe Pitcher.
Court documents showed Perkins met most of the women on a dating Web site.
Investigators said it's impossible to know exactly how many people Perkins had sex with without telling them he is HIV-positive, but there could be as many as 100.
What Perkins has done IS horrible, but I don't particularly like that law either: there is so much stigma about HIV/AIDS: if I'm wearing a condom, it isn't any business of the man I'm fucking what my HIV status is!
But, I guess that doesn't really apply here: Perkins seemed to be out to get as many women as possible.
Here is the Indiana State Law that covers the Perkins case:
Indiana law requires that persons infected with HIV who know of their status, warn past and present sexual or needle sharing partners of their HIV status and of the need to seek health care, such as counseling and testing. (IC 16-41-7-1) Persons with HIV are considered serious and present dangers to the health of others if they engage repeatedly in behavior that has been shown to transmit HIV, if they indicate a careless disregard for the transmission of HIV to others, or if they indicate they will engage in the future in behavior that has been shown to transmit HIV. (IC 16-41-7-2) If a court decides that a person presents a serious and present danger to public health and that irreparable harm may result to others, the court shall order the least restrictive limitations that are necessary to protect the public’s health. (IC 16-41-9-1)
From HIV/AIDS Fact Sheet from Planned Parenthood of Greater Indiana Inc.