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Greenlight the Red Light

Many ill effects stem from prostitution. Sexually transmitted disease can spread without oversight, pimps maintain their control over their stable with emotional and physical violence, and customers can be robbed or have their family lives ruined by a vindictive drug-addict. But a recent Dutch study asserted that cities that legalize prostitution experience a steep decline in sexual abuse and rape, which begs the question - what purpose does keeping prostitution illegal serve?

Burden of the Badge

A police force is a designated service industry that is responsible for enforcing the laws written by the legislative branch of government and interpreted by the judicial branch. They are on the point of contact where the rubber of political ideology and rhetoric meets the road of real life...