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Porn actor's positive HIV test reignites mandatory condom use debate

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A woman gets an instant HIV/AIDS test inside a moblile clinic of John Wesley Community Health Institute on June 5, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

A nationwide trade association for the adult film industry has called for a moratorium on production after a performer has tested positive for HIV.

The performer has not been named and it's unclear where or when the test for HIV took place, but the case is certain to heat up the already contentious debate about the use of condoms in porn. 

For more on this we're joined now by Diane Duke, executive director of the trade group that called the moratorium, the Free Speech Coalition. 

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