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Prostitution

Should Prostitution be legalized?

  • Yes

    Votes: 59 80.8%
  • No

    Votes: 6 8.2%
  • George Bush

    Votes: 8 11.0%

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Forget your personal views of it, should it be legal or not?
 

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While a horrible profession, it seems to work better when legal and regulated.
 

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It should be legal. If we recognize the right to bodily sovereignty, essentially meaning that one owns their own body, then they should be able to sell/rent the use of their body for money if they desire.
 

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Yes. While I don't agree with it morally, like many other things making it illegal won't stop it. And making it legal would help everyone involved in the transaction, the prostitute, and the john.

Also I really don't understand how someone isn't allowed to sell their body, I mean, it's theirs, and it's not hurting anyone else. I believe they should have that option.
 

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Doesn't make sense to me for an action between two adults that's hurting no one to be illegal. :shrug:
 

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Makes absolutely no sense that I can have sex with someone for any reason in the world and it's perfectly fine, but if a dollar changes hands suddenly it's a criminal offense. No sense at all. I can sell the use of my body to do anything else and it's perfectly fine. But if I sell the use of my body for sitting on a dick, suddenly it's some horrific thing that must be punished by law.

Absolutely retarded.
 

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I wouldn't want to do it for a living, but I have no problems with it being legal.
 

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We need some form of consistency in the law, so if we can have abortions, the same principle should legalize prostitution. Thats the only reason I'd support this
 

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Yes, the benefits of legalized prostitution outweigh the cons of it.
 

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Since I have never been offered money for sex, I find the whole business discriminatory...
That aside, it can be legal as long as discretion is used, behind closed doors, etc.
 

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Since I have never been offered money for sex, I find the whole business discriminatory...
That aside, it can be legal as long as discretion is used, behind closed doors, etc.
Fancy yourself a Midnight Cowboy, there?
 

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No, we should not legalize prostitution.
 

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So far I am the only no vote. It seems to me whether it is legal or not is a local decision.
 

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So far I am the only no vote. It seems to me whether it is legal or not is a local decision.
If it is logical then there woud only be one valid and sound conclusion. So, why did you vote no?
 

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I want to say yes legalize it but I don't want my mother or daughter working in the broths. Does that make my a hypocrite or just a normal man.
 

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I want to say yes legalize it but I don't want my mother or daughter working in the broths. Does that make my a hypocrite or just a normal man.
I think you're pretty much normal with that thought. However, if you tell anyone I said that.. I will have to hurt you.

As far as legalizing it, I don't think it'd be a bad thing. I really could care less... however, I'm with whomever said it should be regulated for safety, cleanliness, etc...
 

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I want to say yes legalize it but I don't want my mother or daughter working in the broths. Does that make my a hypocrite or just a normal man.
I think that's the position of everyone who is voting yes on this.
 

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I think that's the position of everyone who is voting yes on this.
Not me. I can think of a ****load of jobs that I wouldn't want someone close to me to work and think prostitution would be far superior to. Fast food is but one.
 

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I think that's the position of everyone who is voting yes on this.
That's because of the severe amount of stigma in this country that we've put on prostitution specifically and sex in general.

Also, people should be equally disturbed at what their mother and daughter do for free.
 

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Forget your personal views of it, should it be legal or not?
Yeah, I think it should be, although I'm not sure it benefits the workers much, unless they unionize.
I knew some girls who traveled to Nevada to work in legal brothels, and they made less doing that than they did stripping here.
Barely made enough to cover their travel expenses.
If I recall correctly, they told me girls up there in the brothels were making a flat hundred bucks a show, with everything else going to the house. I think they also had to pay a room fee, ie rent their room for the shift.
Which is really, really terrible, compared to what girls average in places where prostitution's illegal (a thousand bucks a show, or thereabouts).
 
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