U.S. apologizes for STD experiments in Guatemala - relationships - TODAYshow.com
U.S. government medical researchers intentionally infected hundreds of people in Guatemala, including institutionalized mental patients, with gonorrhea and syphilis without their knowledge or permission more than 60 years ago.
Again, if I had suggested that the U.S. government was medically-experimenting on people, you would have called me a conspiracy theorist. Don't stories like this make you read stories about U.S. policy with more skepticism? I don't see how it wouldn't have that effect, but so many people still seem to think, "Well, they would never do something like that!"