California: And Next, Rubber Suites

And Next, Rubber Suites

If a proposal before the Berkeley city council becomes law, hoteliers will be offering more than a bed, bath and Gideon Bible. Leland Traiman, a registered nurse who treats AIDS patients, has suggested that the city help combat the spread of the disease by requiring hotels and motels to equip each guest room with safe-sex information kits, including condoms. The kits would also be distributed at some local massage parlors and saunas. "There could be a sign with each kit saying, THE BIBLE MAY SAVE YOUR SOUL, BUT THIS WILL SAVE YOUR LIFE," says Traiman. Some innkeepers fear that guests might...

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