This week Nassau County, New York, District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced the arrest of 104 men as a result of "Operation Flush the Johns," a month-long prostitution sting. Writing in the New York Daily News, Senior Editor Jacob Sullum calls the operation an unjust and counterproductive use of law enforcement resources. While Rice claims to be protecting prostitutes from their risky occupation, Sullum says, she is enforcing a policy that makes them vulnerable to abuse.
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