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Old 09-29-2008, 12:12 AM
 
Location: Bradenton, Florida
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If I have to buy a diamond ring, ladies, aren't I still having to "pay"?
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Old 09-29-2008, 12:22 AM
 
Location: The Netherlands
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Originally Posted by TKramar
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If I have to buy a diamond ring, ladies, aren't I still having to "pay"?
Lets be honest; every relationship will cost you blood, sweat and tears, but if you truly love each other it is all worth it.
I find nothing wrong charging money for sex.
Then again, I see no difference between prostitutes and politicians.
People who believe that they are morally superior to prostitutes (like most politicians believe themselves to be) because they don’t charge money for sex simply charge something else to make a living.
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Old 10-01-2008, 10:37 PM
 
Location: The 719
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If I have to buy a diamond ring, ladies, aren't I still having to "pay"?
Well, that's one way of looking at it. But if they say "Yes", then they'll be the ones "paying".

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Probably true as prostitution isn't legal in Vegas. You can't regulate something if it isn't legal. Go to the smaller counties in Nevada where it is legal and regulated.
But if it's legal, doesn't that take the excitement out of it?
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Old 10-01-2008, 11:07 PM
 
Location: An absurd world.
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But if it's legal, doesn't that take the excitement out of it?
I don't know. I don't hire prostitutes. Escort services are popular nationwide, so I would guess it makes no difference. We all know what they are really for.
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Old 10-02-2008, 09:11 PM
 
Location: Memphis
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First and foremost I think it's immoral. Plus, more often than not along with prostitution comes crime, drugs, etc. It also further spreads STD's, and by having it legal that would just encourage young women to sell their bodies because it's a quicker way to make a living. You would also see an increase in babies being born from this route, which means more children being raised by one parent, or perhaps increased abortions. Sex is a wonderful gift from God that I don't believe is for sale.

But what is the difference when people go out, meet somebody and have a onenight stand. Thats not love, and I bet you that the guy have to buy her both dinner and desert to get her laid. Thats the same thing.
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Old 10-03-2008, 06:24 AM
 
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also the spread of disease is what happens when you do not use a condom. Use a condom prevent spreading most diseases. And yes, I know must of you will post "facts" that condoms do not work. But what the h ell go ahead. TRy to prove science is wrong by posting another science article. Most one-nighters are without the use of a prostitute. So what are the chances that a condom will actually be used? Normal people cannot spread any disease.
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Old 10-03-2008, 03:12 PM
 
Location: Bay Area, CA
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Thank you kaykay, and ultimately in the end it's innocent children who will suffer. If prostitution were legal, I don't care if people were practicing safe sex or not, there is no such thing as 100% safe sex, and children would be born to men & women that quite frankly aren't mature enough to be parents. This happens already sadly, but you legalize prostitution and you increase this unfortunate scenario.

Just say no to prostitution, it's a lose/lose situation.
I don't think we're arguing whether people should be prostitutes, since I assume most would say no to that... we're arguing the legality of it, and I personally agree that legalizing would CUT BACK on the problems you mentioned. I used to live 20 miles from Kit Kat Road, where all the Carson City (NV) brothels are located - it was a fairly quiet little area, and the town is very safe overall. Compare that to Broadway St. here in San Francisco, where the prostitutes walk the streets, and most likely carry diseases & addictions with them. Legalizing would make it regulated, women are tested regularly for diseases, condoms/bc are provided to them, and most importantly they are safe. Those brothels have very tight security, and the women get a fair share of the money (unlike streetwalkers with a pimp).
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Old 10-03-2008, 03:15 PM
 
Location: Phoenix, AZ
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If I have to buy a diamond ring, ladies, aren't I still having to "pay"?
If you "have to" buy a diamond ring, she is not marrying you for love! One would hope that you would want to give her a token of your love, and one that is meaningful to her. . . . it might be a diamond ring, it might not!
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Old 10-03-2008, 04:44 PM
 
Location: Aiken S.C
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I don't think we're arguing whether people should be prostitutes, since I assume most would say no to that... we're arguing the legality of it, and I personally agree that legalizing would CUT BACK on the problems you mentioned. I used to live 20 miles from Kit Kat Road, where all the Carson City (NV) brothels are located - it was a fairly quiet little area, and the town is very safe overall. Compare that to Broadway St. here in San Francisco, where the prostitutes walk the streets, and most likely carry diseases & addictions with them. Legalizing would make it regulated, women are tested regularly for diseases, condoms/bc are provided to them, and most importantly they are safe. Those brothels have very tight security, and the women get a fair share of the money (unlike streetwalkers with a pimp).
Carson city is an example of how legalizing prostitutes can work . But what of the girls who can't work the brothels they ignore the law now and they probably will ignore it then too...
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Old 10-03-2008, 10:23 PM
 
Location: The Netherlands
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But what of the girls who can't work the brothels they ignore the law now and they probably will ignore it then too...
In The Netherlands heroine-whores (the predecessor of the American crack-wh*re) are given a designated 'parking lot' (so called Tippelzones) with video surveillance for free so that they are provided safety (through video surveillance and frequent patrol of a police car) and free medical help (free needles, condoms & medical advice and check-ups).
We do this all for the betterment of the city (and thus society).
Besidez, doing this will prevent (these addicted) prostitutes from roaming the city looking for Johns.
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