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    Re: Prostitution

    Quote Originally Posted by OscarB63 View Post
    that's still not going to stop a crackhead from offering to blow you for $20.
    That is true...

    But why would I accept a $20 blowjob from a crackhead in the street who might have a partner ready to mug me and take all the cash in my wallet when instead I can get a $20 blowjob from a licensed professional prostitute in the safety of her place of business and keep the rest of my money so I can buy a pack of smokes and a Mr. Pibb afterwards?

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    Re: Prostitution

    Quote Originally Posted by samsmart View Post
    I think the best way to address this would be to legalize prostitution but criminalize pimping and brothels. Basically, force every prostitute to be a one-person business, and every prostitute will be forced to undergo education classes and certifications in order to become one. Certified prostitutes will be able to advertise themselves as such, and take money away from uncertified prostitutes.
    Most prostitutes don't have "pimps" anyway.

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    Re: Prostitution

    Quote Originally Posted by samsmart View Post
    But why would I accept a $20 blowjob from a crackhead in the street who might have a partner ready to mug me and take all the cash in my wallet when instead I can get a $20 blowjob from a licensed professional prostitute in the safety of her place of business and keep the rest of my money so I can buy a pack of smokes and a Mr. Pibb afterwards?
    Why would anyone pay any money for a dispassionate blowjob?


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    Re: Prostitution

    Quote Originally Posted by pbrauer View Post
    Why would anyone pay any money for a dispassionate blowjob?
    Because sometimes all you want is a blowjob and not dinner, a movie, obligatory small talk, etc. Just sex. Easier to pay someone where that arrangment is understood than to spend hours or several nights trying to find someone willing after buying them a few drinks. So, in the long run, it's FAR cheaper, and far less time consuming.

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    Re: Prostitution

    Its not the job of the government to decide what two adults do in their own homes.
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    Re: Prostitution

    You don't pay a prostitute for the sex. You pay them to leave.
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    Re: Prostitution

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    Yeah..... because we all know pimps will simply disappear once it's legalized. That doesn't make any sense. Legalized prostitution in Amsterdam has proven more than profitable for illegal organizations. It's called 'human trafficking'.

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    Re: Prostitution

    Legalize it and most drugs. Another beneift is we will reduce the population of our jails by about 70%

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    Re: Prostitution

    Quote Originally Posted by ender1 View Post
    Another beneift is we will reduce the population of our jails by about 70%
    Evidence? LMFAO. I love these kinds of wild-haired baseless claims from people who clearly have no idea what the actual statistics are.

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    Re: Prostitution

    Quote Originally Posted by phattonez View Post
    Forget your personal views of it, should it be legal or not?
    Against it.
    I always cite the inherently dangerous atmosphere of it.
    Everyone ends up arguing to heavily regulate it to ensure safety, etc . . . and then cites the Red Light District.
    Then I cite the Red Light District slowly being shut down because, even though it's very heavily regulated in many ways, it still can't keep crime rings at bay.
    And here we are - I'm still against it.

    So - that's concerning the *business* aspects of it in an organized and regulated environment which, in the end, would just burden everyone - taxpayers, legislators and so forth.

    I do believe, however, that if someone wants to risk their lives and prostitute (giving or receiving) then that's their body, their choice - they can do what they want. But they shouldn't look to the government or corporate-evils to protect them.
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