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Legalization of Prostitution

Even though prostitution is illegal, it is common in many areas. Do you think it should be legalized? How would society change if prostitution were legalized?

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Illegal prostitution has long punished women rather than the men who are involved in the illicit behavior. For example, most prostitution 'busts' aim at stopping, jailing and fining women for the behavior rather than punishing those who would choose to purchase sex, mostly men. Many times women are forced into the illicit behavior by pimps, again men. These men sometimes hook women on drugs to get a woman's consent to perform sexual acts for men, and often any money the woman makes from the sale of her own body are confiscated by these men or ...

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The question is presented whether prostitution should be legalized along with justification.