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Thread: Should prostitution be legal and not just for medical reasons?

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    Re: Should prostitution be legal and not just for medical reasons?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jerry View Post
    If you honestly think your best argument for Nevada and Amsterdam can hold a candle to Sweden and Norway, be my guest and present your case. I'll be checking your sources so make sure your links work.

    Better yet, take it to The Loft.
    and what about Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Greece, Turkey, Hungary and Latvia..all legal and regulated...

    in Sweden and Norway only the person paying is committing a crime...why is that?...share what is so wrong there?

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    Re: Should prostitution be legal and not just for medical reasons?

    Quote Originally Posted by JasonI View Post
    and what about Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Greece, Turkey, Hungary and Latvia..all legal and regulated...

    in Sweden and Norway only the person paying is committing a crime...why is that?...share what is so wrong there?
    What about them, can you give some insight on where your going with this?

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    Re: Should prostitution be legal and not just for medical reasons?

    Quote Originally Posted by JasonI View Post
    and what about Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Greece, Turkey, Hungary and Latvia..all legal and regulated...

    in Sweden and Norway only the person paying is committing a crime...why is that?...share what is so wrong there?
    This is the best argument you have?

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    Re: Should prostitution be legal and not just for medical reasons?

    Quote Originally Posted by barbarian_style View Post
    What about them, can you give some insight on where your going with this?
    My point is it is legal and regulated, as it should be here...

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    Re: Should prostitution be legal and not just for medical reasons?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jerry View Post
    This is the best argument you have?
    I asked you to make the argument...still waiting...

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    Re: Should prostitution be legal and not just for medical reasons?

    Quote Originally Posted by barbarian_style View Post
    So, how well did you say it was working?

    Here is another example of something working;

    I was stopped at a red light the other day and some young guy pulled up next to me in an old corvette(75'-77') the body was in rough shape, black smoke coming from the tail pipe and you could hear the rods knocking like an old diesel. Looking over the young guy had a look on his face of pleasure that he was driving a corvette, even though mechanically it had major problems.
    who was he hurting?

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    Re: Should prostitution be legal and not just for medical reasons?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jerry View Post
    Legalization of prostitution instantly creates a level of demand that wasn't there before. There is never anywhere near enough workers to satisfy the new level of demand. This is when organized crime takes over and begins importing kidnapped women and children from other countries, held persona non grata (no legal standing in the host country, as the pimp retains their passport and does not report them to any agency) indefinintly.
    First sentence ....any proof ? I think there may be an initial spike (due to the novelty), of course, but when one realizes the value for the money, the demand will drop, IMO..And if the demand stays high....so what......think of the tax money recieved...Legal prostitution may be yet more expensive than ever before.
    Second sentence : this has happened already, I believe that controlled, open ,legal prostitution will more easily expose this crime against humanity.

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    Re: Should prostitution be legal and not just for medical reasons?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jerry View Post
    Do you make the same argument for cocaine?
    Its not at all the same issue, so of COURSE I dont make the 'same' argument for cocaine. I do advocate for legalized marijuana and would even advocate for legalizing cocaine provided that the government would mandate ZERO in assistance dollars including medical care for cocaine users. But again...nowhere NEAR the same issue.

    Jerry...go to any bar or club anywhere in the country on pretty much any given night. Dorm parties.Frat parties. Spring break. People go there for the hookup. Alcohol fueled people trying hookup. Hell...Jimmy and Susie out on a date. Sex is a constant theme. Its out of the bag, and out of the closet. Imagine how much healthier the envioronment would be if Sweatie Stan DIDNT roll up in his pickup, offer 20 bucks for Handjob Hannah on a date behind a dumpster somewhere and instead went to her business, she had him take a shower beforehand, healthy environment for a sexual encounter, he pays $26.47 for the handjob and taxes. Im not trying to be flippant...Im describing a seedy part of our every day life and a MUCH more healthy legal alternative.

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    Re: Should prostitution be legal and not just for medical reasons?

    Quote Originally Posted by JasonI View Post
    Since the topic of legalizing marijuana came up, we should discuss another "illegal" activity...

    Should prostitution be legal?

    Yes it should be legal. But that said there should be a few things in place-

    1.Laws in place to ensure that the prostitute keeps most of her money should she work for a business such as a brothel that employs multiple prostitutes or a "independent sales man" such as a pimp.

    2.There should also be laws requiring forcing clients and prostitutes to use prophylactics and the prostitute to be on birth control if the prostitute is a female.

    3.Waivers to alleviate the client and prostitute should anyone contract any STD or get pregnant.

    4.Mandatory bi-weekly STD testing and results signed and notarized which shall be on displayed on the wall of the business and or carried by the prostitute should the prostitute be self employed and shown the client upon.

    5.Making zoning laws apply to prostitution just like they do any objectionable business.
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    Re: Should prostitution be legal and not just for medical reasons?

    Quote Originally Posted by barbarian_style View Post
    Sketching road to go down and for other reasons not mentioned. If it would only come down to the statement of "staying out of people's bedroom of consenting adults."

    Let's look at this differently, if you are in a profession that involves your bedroom as an office then you just opened the door to your office for Uncle Sam to look in on his taxable income, not your bedroom door anymore.

    Also when addressing other issues such as unemployment, all unemployment then should be denied because it would be tough to prove that no one is willing to haves sex with you for money. The thing is that you can not collect unemployment if you turn down gainable employment. In other words you would have the government now in some control of what you do with your body. Slippery slope folks that's all.
    I think we need more of a love for "Uncle Sam"....rather than a fear.
    What sayth thou, government ???

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