Nevada and Rhode Island hold a distinction that none of the other 48 states in the United States enjoy: Legalized Prostitution. In all other states, prostitution results in a fine, imprisonment or both. Majority of the prostitutes and pimps in the United States and many around the world work underground and in hidden networks in order to make more money. In majority of the United States culture and in many other countries, students and children are told that prostitution is a bad profession and that prostitutes and pimps have no dignity.
Street prostitution is illegal throughout United States, while escort services prostitution are indirectly allowed in many places. Nevada has some areas where brothels are legal. Outside the United States, many countries have legalized prostitution in order to combat different things or come up with different benefits.
Today, we ask the question: Should Prostitution Be A Legalized And Well Respected Profession?
Our focus for this question revolves on the prostitute him/her/itself, and not any pimp.
Your hosts today are Bes and Katie.
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Yes. Prostitution should become a legalized and well respected profession.
Hollywood actors and actresses already get fame and respect for pretending to have sex on the screen in the movies. They pretend to have sex on the screen so that you can pay money to see those sex scenes in a movie. If you have a good reason to distinguish preferring sex scenes in Hollywood movies of today compared to actual sex for money, then it may be all right to not consider prostitution as something that should get legal and mental protection.
Many guys go to bars to have sex with new girls that they find there. Many of such girls go and have sex with new and unknown guys if such guys buy them a drink. This same “Guy buys girl a drink. Girl goes to bed with the guy.” phenomenon is nothing more than the girl getting paid with a beer and the guy paying the girl with a beer. How is prostitution any different? Prostitution can be legally allowed in counties that want it to be legal.
5 of the many benefits of a legalized and well respected prostitute profession
Following are 5 of the many benefits that prostitutes, both male and female, will get if prostitution became a legalized and well respected profession:
- Legal Medical Protection. Prostitutes can, if prostitution become legal, seek more legal and medical help through actual medical coverage. This results in prostitutes hiding less if they run into health or mental issues due to their profession like a disease or stress and depression.
- Legal Government and Police Protection. Prostitutes will be able to seek more police help. This can help prostitutes hide less from the police after being physically or mentally abused by their pimps, or manager, or clients and others.
- More involvement in and from the society. The society will have more participation in this profession, and this will result in fewer people being forced into the profession. With support from the society or at least less resistance, people will have more chances to find alternate jobs if they do not want to be a prostitute, the same way people can be prostitutes if they do not want to be something else.
- Fewer crimes and problems in the society. Crime ratio and problems related to forced sex and prostitution will go down because of the legalization of such a profession. A culture and society will recognize it as a profession and will take the same measures against anything that hurts prostitution and related people, the same way a culture and a society would take action against any element that hurts other professions and people in those other professions.
- An option to start or stop being a prostituted. If legalized, the profession of a prostitute will result in more safe options for people to become prostitutes, and more safe options for people to leave the profession without any repercussions by the actual pimps who control the different prostitutes under them.
Prostitution should be a legalized and well respected profession
Thus, prostitution should be a legalized and well respected profession. Making it legal will result in fewer crimes and more education on the topic around the society. It will allow more people to make informed and safer decisions when either entering or leaving the prostitution profession. It will also result in more health coverage and benefits, and fewer risks compared to today. It will also result in fewer people being forced into prostitution without their will or without any choice.
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No, it should not be a legalized and well respected profession.
Prostitution is one of the world’s oldest professions. Women for centuries have been performing sexual acts and favors in return for money. It is a profession that is frowned upon by many countries and is illegal in most, yet it still continues widely across the globe. There are several different types of prostitution. There are women who walk the streets searching for their “clients”, women who work in brothels and “whorehouses”, and those that work for an escort service. There are also men who are prostitutes and the most grievous of all young children. In my opinion the people that are prostitutes are not bad people, it’s the job that they do that I consider vulgar.
DANGER AROUND EVERY CORNER
It is a profession that is surrounded by danger and violence. How can respect be given to something that involves so much crime, danger, and sexually transmitted diseases be viewed as acceptable in the society of today? If prostitution was made legal I believe more violence and dangerous acts would occur. The prostitutes’ pimps would not all of a sudden choose to not beat them just because it became legal. Young children would still be forced into sex slavery, taking away their childhood and their chance for a normal life. Prostitution is not a profession like a doctor or dentist, no this involves opening your legs and being exploited. All human beings want to have a good and decent life, and prostitution is not an answer to that way of life.
PLAIN AND SIMPLE IT IS JUST…SEX!
The world of prostitution is surrounded by taboos and scandal in our society; danger, drugs, violence, rape, murder, and so much more. When we break down what exactly prostitution is, we can all see plainly that is just sex. It is not something to be respected in my view. However, I do understand that many women say they have no choice, that now they cannot escape being a prostitute. And in that I’m sure it is. Yet, there are obstacles in many arenas in life, including at work, home, and in social lives; when problems arise or things at work aren’t going well, we look for better, we strive for the best and push until we get what we want.
PROSTITUTION GETS A FAILING GRADE
Every little girl or boy as a child wants to grow up to be a doctor, lawyer, teacher, astronaut, or police officer. What if the profession of prostitution was introduced to our children as a job that was respected? What if your daughter came to you and told you that she wanted to grow up to be a prostitute. How many of you would be flabbergasted at that remark. I know most all of you would. It is not something we want as a respected profession in our society. The people of this profession must and should be respected, as every human deserves respect, but the profession itself does not and should not garner our respect. In my book, the job of prostitution fails at even the mere possibility of becoming a highly regarded profession.
So there it is. Bes says that prostitution should be a legalized and well respected profession, because it will give more protection to the prostitutes and it will also reduce many drawbacks and negative elements that today’s hidden prostitute market carries. Katie says that prostitution should NOT be a legalized and well respected profession, because it brings with it violence and scandals to the society and cultures we live in that can also result in innocent children to be lured into that dangerous profession.
What is your opinion on this? Should prostitution become a legalized and well respected profession? Do you think a legalized and well respected prostitution profession will bring in more benefits and reduce the crimes that the existing prostitution network brings? Do you think prostitution should never be respect and should never be legalized? Or in your view, can prostitution be legalized but not respected, or vice versa? Please share your thoughts or questions on this in the comments below.
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