Diane Post, JD, in the July 1999 Off Our Backs article "Legalizing Prostitution: A Systematic Rebuttal," wrote:

“I personally have been physically threatened and attacked and sued for exposing pornography and prostitution. I don’t believe those of us who oppose it are naive. In fact the huge economic profits and entrenchment of such economic activity in national economies by national governments is precisely the point – women are becoming commodities not only for private businesses but for the state as well.”

July 1999