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Old 03-16-2011, 01:15 PM
 
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Originally Posted by Echo Zhou(Shanghai, China View Post
women have nothing except their bodies to sell, it's the most primitive way to make a living, so it's not shameful, but the society should be questioned. women should be protected in any society, right?
We should also outlaw labor work because it is the most primitive way men can make a living, how shameful.

So yeah I agree with you.
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Old 03-16-2011, 07:26 PM
 
Location: So. of Rosarito, Baja, Mexico
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Oldest profesion in the world and still going strong that will never stop.
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Old 03-17-2011, 12:32 PM
 
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Oldest profesion in the world and still going strong that will never stop.
Precisely! So why not turn it into a perk for the entire society? Regulate it and make it safe as well as profitable for all!
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Old 03-17-2011, 02:58 PM
 
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Precisely! So why not turn it into a perk for the entire society? Regulate it and make it safe as well as profitable for all!
Good afternoon,

I agree with you, but why do you think bumping every single old prostitution legalization threads will help your cause? Get it on the ballot and I'll vote for it.
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Old 03-22-2011, 10:53 AM
 
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There is one simple reason why it's illegal. The state government isn't getting their cut from taxes. I agree it should be legalized and regulated. It might even help balance the state budget...
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Old 03-22-2011, 02:22 PM
 
Location: Tulsa, OK
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In my opinion, Roe vs. Wade decision legalized this nearly 40 years ago. Once it's actually challenged in court, at a high level, it will be legal again.
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Old 03-22-2011, 03:06 PM
 
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There is one simple reason why it's illegal. The state government isn't getting their cut from taxes. I agree it should be legalized and regulated. It might even help balance the state budget...
That's not why. If that were the only reason, other states would adopt the Nevada model and get the tax money.

The real reason is the "moral majority" on the right and the feminists on the left don't want it.
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Old 03-22-2011, 03:08 PM
 
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In my opinion, Roe vs. Wade decision legalized this nearly 40 years ago. Once it's actually challenged in court, at a high level, it will be legal again.
Interesting, I thought of the connection of Roe v Wade Supreme Court's basis behind their decision and how it should relate to prostitution a few days ago when the endprohibitions poster bumped all of these threads.

It's interesting how one has the right to pay to kill a fetus inside their body but no right to pay or receive money for something that's already legal if it's free.
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Old 03-22-2011, 05:41 PM
 
Location: All over
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Morality aside, I agree with Katzen and others above, that the better way to deal with prostitution is to regulate and legalize it. Prostitution isn't called the oldest profession on earth for nothing you know! This means some people (men and women) have been selling their sexual services for centuries and will keep doing this no matter what the law says.

By legalization and proper regulation, at least the government will have some control over negative sides of this business, and receive revenue from income tax too.
You are so correct here! One more thing that could conceivably happen here if it were to be legalized and controlled, would be that the sex trafficking trade would be severely hurt since men and women would be able to do so willingly and openly instead of keeping it under the radar, which means no one could use exposure to legal authorities as a threat to their trafficking victims and the illegal part of the industry would suffer and REAL victimization could drop significantly!
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Old 03-23-2011, 05:28 PM
 
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If a hooker gets an STD, then wouldn't it be workers compensation?
how about sexual harrassment in the workplace laws?????

that federal poster would look comical on the wall of a brothel
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