Weissmuller's Arguments Against Human Trafficking

805 Words 4 Pages
Human trafficking is so concealed, yet it is a huge issue in today 's world. Amrita Biswas and Zach Weissmueller share two different opinions while arguing on human trafficking. In Biswas article “Human Trafficking Scenario in Bangladesh: Some concerns”, it argues against human trafficking and the huge issue it brings to the world, comparing sex trafficking to slavery. The second article “The Wrong Cure for Sex Trafficking” written by Weissmuller, argues more toward legalizing human trafficking and the consequences of victims suffering. Biswas clearly has a better article because it shows a better Pathos and Logos argument over Weissmuller’s better Ethos argument. Weissmuller’s article incorporates a better ethos argument because he focuses on what the people say. In his argument he says “So what would actually reduce sex trafficking? Making prostitution legal” (.....). Sex trafficking is illegal in almost all United States, except Nevada. It is barely even illegal in other countries, especially third world or countries in poverty. Weissmuller tries to relate to the victims of human trafficking. He claims that “When you legalize something, it takes all the nonsense out of the business” …show more content…
Weissmuller shared his opinion in a very short article, leaving us with little facts that would of supported his statements. One fact that the author used to support him was “"IF THERE WERE no demand for commercial sex, sex trafficking would not exist in the form it does today," reads the first line of a 2013 State Department report on curbing sexual slavery” (Weissmuller, 2014, pg.1). This helped back-up his statement that “ It 's the oldest profession, and it 's not going to go away until everyone doesn 't want to have sex anymore” (Weissmuller, 2104, pg.1). Lacking the facts, support, and evidence, Weissmuller’s article was hard to agree

Related Documents