Essay Prostitution Should Not Be Legalized

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Prostitution Should Not Be Legalized As countries are considering legalizing and determining the sex industry, we urge you to consider the ways in which legitimating prostitution as “work” does not empower the women in prostitution but does everything to strengthen the sex industry and lead to violence and increase the crime rate in the community. Prostitution means the act of practice of engaging, and an act of selling one’s body for any type of sexual intercourse in exchange for money. In ancient Greek, prostitution is not to be contempt because of the prostitutes’ dedication to the Gods or Goodness of the priests. It began many centuries ago, as a way to service the Gods. Today prostitution has become more and more open to the extent that some countries approve for the legalization of prostitution, countries such as Bulgaria and Netherlands. Both men and women are willingly and forcefully engaged into the industry of sex and prostitution. It is most common for young teenage girls to be involved into this industry rather than a male or an older woman. In my opinion, prostitution is an immoral transaction, even if it has been around for thousands of years. Prostitution destroys the society because there is a risk of transmitting STD, demoralizes freedom to exercise human rights and ignores religious teachings.…show more content…
Men and women will find ways to have sex even if it means paying another person to participate. Prostitution has thrived for hundreds of years because of this concept and reality. By legalizing prostitution, the government can help regulate the spread of diseases among prostitutes and paying customers. Periodic blood testing can ensure that most prostitutes are not carrying STD that can be passed along to other people. This can also help the government increase their income through taxation. At the same time give the prostitutes a means earning a living to support herself and her
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