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    Introduction In many countries, prostitution is illegal. Even in the U.S, which is such an advanced country, prostitution is only legal in eleven counties in Nevada. However, the Final Report on the Evaluation of the First Offender Prostitution Program, prepared by Michael Shively, et al., shows that fifteen to twenty percent of men in the U.S have engaged in commercial sex at least one time (10). According to the United States Census in 2010, there are 151,781,326 males in the U.S, so…

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    Prostitution related laws can be classified into three systems- Prohibitionist system, Tolerationist system and Legalized Prostitution . The Prohibitionist system perceives prostitution as an immoral act. It aims at the eradication of this evil by imposing a blanket ban on it and all related activities. It also charges criminal sanctions on all categories of people involved in it. The Tolerationist system regards it as a voluntary activity between two consenting adults and assumes the role of…

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    surprised to discover that legal prostitution would not be included in their weekend of adventure. It is a common mistake for people who are not from the city to think that prostitution is a legal act. It is not hard to come up with such an assumption, considering Las Vegas is crowded with people handing out cards advertising girls with no clothes on and buses showcasing girls with little to no coverage. In contrary to what these advertisements may suggest, prostitution is not legal in Clark…

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    counties in Nevada, prostitution is illegal throughout the United States. Lisa Ko states that, “for every John or pimp arrested, multiple girls and women- some of whom were forced into the trade while still underage are often arrested as well (Jesse 2016)”. According to a study, in most states, women are arrested more frequently for prostitution-related offenses more frequently than men (Jesse 2016). In Denver, police are drastically shifting their strategy in tackling prostitution by going…

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    definition of prostitution in the Oxford Dictionary is defined as “the practice or occupation of engaging in sexual activity with someone for payment” as well as “the unworthy or corrupt use of one’s talents for the sake of personal or financial gain” (Oxford Dictionaries, 2015). This profession dates back as far as the 18th century BC. Prostitution is a position few seek and is typically the last resort for those who have been excluded from society. While the women who are involved in…

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    women’s rights are not practiced anymore. A place where child trafficking is socially acceptable and renting a woman’s body is common. All of this may happen if we choose to legalize prostitution. I strongly believe that prostitution should not be legalized because of the effects it might bring to our society. Prostitution has been dubbed as the world’s oldest profession. Considering how long sex selling has been with us, it is still not legal in almost every country, and there are reasons why.…

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    that “the laws criminalizing prostitution are designed to protect society’s moral sanctity, regardless of any individual choice or will” (Rayborn 126). Rayborn flat out says there that law isn’t an individual choice but the moral code which the government is making for the United States and for the people. Our laws have moral theory behind them in order to protect others. In the case of murder, it is morally wrong because it diminishes of another person. However prostitution is not, whether one…

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    Legalization of prostitution Prostitution is one of the oldest and most controversial professions on earth. According to records, prostitution was a normal practice of the earliest known civilizations. Ancient Greeks and Roma governments went as far as sponsoring brothels to ensure their citizens could afford a prostitute. The emergence of religions like Christianity and Islam transformed the moral views society had toward prostitution. Following a tremendous pressure from the religious…

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    legalized prostitution from the year 2003 to 2009, it gave criminologists, and sociologist the opportunity to study the effect of having prostitution be legal (Hong, 2014). Studies done by Scott Cunningham and Manish Shah showed that there were 824, about 31%, decrease of reported rapes (Decriminalizing Indoor Prostitution: Implications for Sexual Violence and Public Health,…

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    The customs, laws and views of prostitution change drastically all across the world. In many places prostitution is illegal and prostitutes are considered to be criminals. In others prostitution is legal and is a functioning part of the economy, in these places being a prostitute can be respected. However although we live in times where we are more welcoming towards risque things prostitution is still seen largely as a problem. The main goal is to remove prostitution from society. Sweden has…

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