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    Re: Prostitution

    Quote Originally Posted by CRUE CAB View Post
    Sorry, I dont need to see Needle Norma on our corner. I like to have some standards around the 'hood.
    Too tempting?

    Anyone else's presence you prefer not to see on the street by you? Ugly people? Obese? Hippies? We could try drug screenings for people that walk down your block to make sure none are druggies....
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    Re: Prostitution

    I'm always amused by the fact that the "pro-choice" pro- "women's rights" faction is ALWAYS the faction that thinks that the state should legalize and regulate prostitution.

    We all know what a high standard of living prostitutes enjoy, after all. No exploitation, abuse, murder, or other demeaning activities going on in that profession, no sirree! More women should be prostitutes!

    Honestly, how depraved can you be...

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    Re: Prostitution

    Quote Originally Posted by Bicycle View Post
    I'm always amused by the fact that the "pro-choice" pro- "women's rights" faction is ALWAYS the faction that thinks that the state should legalize and regulate prostitution.

    We all know what a high standard of living prostitutes enjoy, after all. No exploitation, abuse, murder, or other demeaning activities going on in that profession, no sirree! More women should be prostitutes!

    Honestly, how depraved can you be...
    And yet countries that do fully legalize prostitution, such as netherlands, are notoriously low in crime including rape. The Netherlands doesn't even make the top ten.

    Which country has the highest reported incidents of rape? [DATA] | GlobalPost
    Quote Originally Posted by MrVicchio View Post
    In my own experience here, people seem to ignore a posters professional experience or training if the app pro holds a view that is disagreed with.

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    Re: Prostitution

    Quote Originally Posted by Bicycle View Post
    I'm always amused by the fact that the "pro-choice" pro- "women's rights" faction is ALWAYS the faction that thinks that the state should legalize and regulate prostitution.

    We all know what a high standard of living prostitutes enjoy, after all. No exploitation, abuse, murder, or other demeaning activities going on in that profession, no sirree! More women should be prostitutes!

    Honestly, how depraved can you be...
    Don't be so simplistic. The conditions would be better if it weren't left to the black market.
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    Re: Prostitution

    Quote Originally Posted by Zinthaniel View Post
    And yet countries that do fully legalize prostitution, such as netherlands, are notoriously low in crime including rape. The Netherlands doesn't even make the top ten.

    Which country has the highest reported incidents of rape? [DATA] | GlobalPost
    You think legalized prostitution reduces crime?

    Yeah, and abortion makes people nicer to kids.

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    Re: Prostitution

    Quote Originally Posted by Bicycle View Post
    You think legalized prostitution reduces crime?

    Yeah, and abortion makes people nicer to kids.
    For this hyperbolic rant of yours to have any essence of truth -

    No exploitation, abuse, murder, or other demeaning activities going on in that profession, no sirree! More women should be prostitutes!

    Countries that are doing exactly what disgust you, legalizing prostitution, would have to being showing such a pattern. Instead the exact opposite is apparent. Countries with stricter sexual laws have higher cases of rape than the countries that don't.

    That is telling information whether you dishonestly choose to ignore it or not.
    Quote Originally Posted by MrVicchio View Post
    In my own experience here, people seem to ignore a posters professional experience or training if the app pro holds a view that is disagreed with.

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    Re: Prostitution

    Quote Originally Posted by Zinthaniel View Post
    For this hyperbolic rant of yours to have any essence of truth -




    Countries that are doing exactly what disgust you, legalizing prostitution, would have to being showing such a pattern. Instead the exact opposite is apparent. Countries with stricter sexual laws have higher cases of rape than the countries that don't.

    That is telling information whether you dishonestly choose to ignore it or not.
    You think that is a rant?

    Lol.

    The theory is ridiculous. All that happens when you legalize activity that facilitates HUMAN RIGHTS violations is you make it more difficult for the women (and children) who are victimized to get help.

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    Re: Prostitution

    Quote Originally Posted by Bicycle View Post
    You think that is a rant?

    Lol.

    The theory is ridiculous. All that happens when you legalize activity that facilitates HUMAN RIGHTS violations is you make it more difficult for the women (and children) who are victimized to get help.
    your assertion that it makes it more difficult to claim rape is unfounded. Especially since when it is legalized is is heavily regulated by the government.

    And you didn't stop at rape either you threw in murder as well, another crime that our own country is off the charts on and Netherlands is significantly low on.
    Quote Originally Posted by MrVicchio View Post
    In my own experience here, people seem to ignore a posters professional experience or training if the app pro holds a view that is disagreed with.

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    Re: Prostitution

    Quote Originally Posted by Zinthaniel View Post
    your assertion that it makes it more difficult to claim rape is unfounded. Especially since when it is legalized is is heavily regulated by the government.

    And you didn't stop at rape either you threw in murder as well, another crime that our own country is off the charts on and Netherlands is significantly low on.
    Yes, because they LEGALIZED it. It's legal in the Netherlands to kill your mentally ill 13 y.o, your unwanted newborn, or your granny..with or without their consent and knowledge.

    Look at how that frees up the criminal justice system!

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    Re: Prostitution

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter King View Post
    There are health and safety rules and regulations for all companies, why would prostitutes and brothels be any different?
    BINGO! Hence my initial comment on:
    Quote Originally Posted by Peter King View Post
    Street prostitution should still be banned to protect both the women and the johns.
    Bold mine. If you are working a legitimate business, be it body or food selling, then you go with the same principles. If the women's bodies sold on the street need to be banned to protect the customer, then so does the food sold on the street.

    Quote Originally Posted by Bicycle View Post
    I'm always amused by the fact that the "pro-choice" pro- "women's rights" faction is ALWAYS the faction that thinks that the state should legalize and regulate prostitution.

    We all know what a high standard of living prostitutes enjoy, after all. No exploitation, abuse, murder, or other demeaning activities going on in that profession, no sirree! More women should be prostitutes!

    Honestly, how depraved can you be...
    Courtesans actually do make a lot of money and have a very high lifestyle. What's the difference between a prostitute and a courtesan you ask? About $500 an hour. On a more serious note, much of the problems of the prostitute is due to the fact that her business is mostly underground.

    Quote Originally Posted by Zinthaniel View Post
    And yet countries that do fully legalize prostitution, such as netherlands, are notoriously low in crime including rape. The Netherlands doesn't even make the top ten.

    Which country has the highest reported incidents of rape? [DATA] | GlobalPost
    Quote Originally Posted by Bicycle View Post
    You think legalized prostitution reduces crime?

    Yeah, and abortion makes people nicer to kids.
    Sorry, Zin, I'm going to have to go with correlation/causation fallacy here. you need to show that the legalization of prostitution is the reason for the low crime rate.

    Quote Originally Posted by Bicycle View Post
    The theory is ridiculous. All that happens when you legalize activity that facilitates HUMAN RIGHTS violations is you make it more difficult for the women (and children) who are victimized to get help.
    It is only a human rights violation if the prostitute if forced into the work and is not allowed to quit as currently occurs in the black market prostitution. If legalized a boss/pimp could not prevent a prostitute from leaving the business nor could they require that the prostitute work for no pay. Regardless of Zin's fallacious argument, yours is no better because you apply a label that dose not apply to all.
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