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Originally posted by Maslo
reply to post by Robbnn
Meanwhile, poverty-stricken women, men and children would find it easier to sell their dignity... a cost no food is worth.
Oh yes, it is worth it, otherwise they would not do it. I am sure you would sell your body for basic needs, too. If you want to help them, then make sure they do not need prostitution to get food. Banning prostitution so they starve instead is much more wrong than to let them sell their own body to get food.
edit on 9/10/11 by Maslo because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by DRAZIW
A judge in a court could demand a defendant prostitute herself or himself to raise the cash to pay the fees owed.
After all, it would be a legally acceptable "job". A valid source of income to pay debts to the court !
Originally posted by paleorchid13
I would rather prostitution to be legal, than to see what is going on in the "underground".
Why not focus in finding them ways to make money to feed their children which did not rely on them having to sell their bodies for food? Should it be the only choice open to the poor - the last thing they have to sell? Because they have nothing else to sell, does that make it acceptable?