A pair of economists, Scott Cunningham and Manisha Shah,
Good morning ladies and gentlemen I’m here today to discuss to you all about prostitution in California. The oldest profession in the world. Now when I say prostitution I’m not talking about just females. No!, I’m talking about females, males, transgender, avatars, Pokémon, Digimons, Anymons, whatever you want your gender to be is that’s what I’m talking about. Now Webster dictionary explains prostitution: as the work of a prostitute: the act of having sex in exchange for money and that’s exactly true. But come on people who don’t like sex? I could safely said that some students are going to have sex tonight one of my friends text me at 4:58am saying they’re going to get laid tonight. So I did what any rational person would do I, I put my phone down and went back to sleep. I don’t care if I get up at 5am. I’m getting my two minutes of sleep. Now some of y’all might have zoned out when I said prostitution. Some of y’all just don’t care about subject at all. Ladies and gentlemen I am here to change that. Pro prostitution has many good effects: No matter the country, and no matter its laws, men and women will buy and sell sex. Given that reality, there is little reason to believe that criminalizing the buying of sex will make prostitutes safer. Rather, it could push the practice further underground, where protections are harder to come by. The idea associated with selling sex remains strong, as is the idea against buying it. That is despite the growing evidence that decriminalizing the buying and selling of sex has significant public health benefits. A pair of economists, Scott Cunningham and Manisha Shah, recently found that when Rhode Island accidentally decriminalized indoor prostitution due to a quirk of statutory language, cases of female gonorrhea plummeted, as did the number of rape offenses. A recent study drawing on data from Vancouver, British Columbia, found...