Con to the question "Should Prostitution Be Legal?"
"The city has given ample warning to those who choose to engage in the crime of prostitution. If you choose to risk being arrested for prostitution, if you choose to risk catching a sexually transmitted disease, you now also choose to take the risk of having your picture appear on TV and on the city's Web site for the whole world to see."
Experts Individuals with MDs, JDs, PhDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the study of prostitution. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to prostitution issues.
Involvement and Affiliations:
Former Vice Chair, Democratic National Committee
Mayor, Denver, Colorado, 1991-2003
Government Leadership in the Arts award. The Americans for the Arts, 2001
Achievement Award, The National Wildlife Federation, 1999
"Bridge Builders" Award, Partners for Livable Communities, 1998
Top 25 Mayors in the Nation, Newsweek, 1996
Denver City Auditor, 1987-1991
Executive Director, Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies, 1981-1987
Regional Director, U.S. Department of Health Education and Welfare, 1977-1981
Representative, Colorado House of Representatives, 1972-1977
Former President, Democratic Mayors
Former President, U.S. Conference of Mayors
Former President, National Conference of Black Mayors
Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur, France
Honorary Doctorate, University of Colorado at Denver
Honorary Doctorate, Metropolitan State College
MA, Sociology, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, 1971
BA, Sociology, Colorado State College, Greeley, 1960