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The Ins And Outs Of Prostitution: A Moral Analysis, Kathryn Alice Zawisza Dec 2011

The Ins And Outs Of Prostitution: A Moral Analysis, Kathryn Alice Zawisza

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Prostitution is illegal in almost all parts of the United States. Regardless of whether one considers this to be positive or negative, prostitution is still a booming business and thrives despite the legal ramifications of the practice. The pervasiveness of prostitution despite its prohibition may lead one to question the point of the legislation if enforcement is so costly and ineffective. Is prostitution illegal because it harms the well being of society as a whole and the prostitute in particular? Or perhaps it is simply distasteful or worse, immoral and must be forbidden by the law. This, however, leads to ...