- Con to the question "Should Prostitution Be Legal?"
“After a year-and-a-half study of ‘all options for reform of prostitution laws,’ the stacked task force returned with a 50-page report recommending the city stop enforcing laws against hookers.
Just what the city needs. Legalize prostitution and roll out a red carpet for any footloose hustler or pimp who would like to move to San Francisco, bringing with them all the attendant drugs, disease, crimes and perversions that accompany their demeaning and violent occupation….
What San Francisco needs is a prostitution court, with specialized judges, expert in the criminology and sociology of the flesh trade and programs to help hookers clean up their lives and escape the business.”
San Francisco Chronicle, Aug. 2, 1996
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