North Carolina State Representative Larry Brown (R–Forsyth) wants to end government funding for adults with HIV/AIDS who “caused it by the way they live,” The Winston-Salem Journal reports. Brown, whose controversial comments were made to the Journal in regards to his legislative goals for 2011, stated, “I’m not opposed to helping a child born with HIV or something, but I don’t condone spending taxpayers’ money to help people living in perverted lifestyles.”

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