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Should Prostitution Be Made Legal?

Crimes of public morality are controversial because some people view them as "victimless." One such crime is prostitution, which one state--Nevada--has legalized. Should prostitution be made legal in other states as well? Answer the question, give two reasons to support your answer, and respond to the posts of at least two classmates.

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1. Crimes of public morality are controversial because some people view them as "victimless." One such crime is prostitution, which one state--Nevada--has legalized. Should prostitution be made legal in other states as well?

For some, this is a moral/ethical judgment. Do you think prostitution is right or wrong? For people who think it is wrong, they would argue that it should not be legalized, but stopped whenever possible. Another reason for it not to be made legal is because it has serious consequences for society and women in the sex trade, such as disease e.g. HIV/AIDS, drug use, violence, pimps prostitute very young girls, women in the trade give testimonials of the negative aspects of the trade, to name a few. For example, as countries are considering legalizing and ...

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Crimes of public morality are controversial because some people view them as "victimless." One such crime is prostitution, which one state, Nevada, has legalized. This solution debates if prostitution should be made legal in other states as well, and why. It includes both sides of the debate in 465 words.

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