The new legislation also sparks a sense of mourning for women who didn’t live to benefit from it.
Dissenting voices are vital in the wake of Amnesty International’s championing of laws that decriminalize pimps, brothel owners and johns.
The group’s call for prostitution decriminalization is another in a long line of triumphs for heartless neoliberal economics and capitalism’s grotesque commodification of human beings.
Former New York Giants linebacker Lawrence Taylor was arrested Thursday morning and later in the day was facing charges of third-degree rape after a 15-year-old girl who allegedly met with Taylor in a Montebello, N.Y., hotel was treated for injuries at a hospital.
After reviewing the infamous video footage taken of right-wing activists James O'Keefe and Hannah Giles purportedly posing as pimp and prostitute, respectively, and talking to employees of the now-disbanded organization ACORN, California Attorney General Jerry Brown (continued) .
Conservative faux-pimp prankster James O'Keefe earned high praise from Fox News' starring lineup -- Glenn Beck, Michelle Malkin, Ann Coulter and Sean Hannity, among other Murdochians -- for his infamous ACORN prostitution "bust" depicted in a video which turns out to have been edited, perhaps with a goal in mind In keeping with this spirit, Stephen Colbert engaged in a little deceptive (continued).
Federal authorities nabbed nearly 700 people -- 60 pimps among them -- during a three-day nationwide sting operation targeting child prostitution. The sting, dubbed Operation Cross Country, saved 52 children from further sexual exploitation at the hands of adults.
Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.) wants to impose penalties on pimps who don?t file W-2 forms for their prostitutes. But "Daily Show" correspondent Dan Bakkedahl asks, ?Instead of a tax on pimps, why not a rebate on hoes??