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Inherently Harmful?

A key component of prohibitionist ideology is the assertion that commercial sex is “inherently harmful”, with variations such as “inherently violent”, “inherently degrading”, and so forth. 731 more words

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Decriminalisation of Prostitution: the Evidence - Report of the ECP

English Collective of Prostitutes. Decriminalisation of Prostitution: the Evidence. Report of parliamentary symposium, 3 November 2015, House of Commons, 2016.

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Law And Public Policy

Decriminalizing street vending moves forward in Los Angeles

Soon it won’t be a crime to make a living as a street vendor in Los Angeles. The city council voted to decriminalize selling wares or food on the street, which has been a misdemeanor offense. 40 more words


The Demons of Prohibitionism

Mass movements can rise and spread without belief in a God, but never without belief in a devil. – Eric Hoffer

During the satanic ritual abuse panic of the 1980s and 1990s, it wasn’t enough to raise the alarm about isolated sociopaths using pentagrams and occult practices to control others. 563 more words

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