Zach Weissmueller on the Wrong Cure for Sex Trafficking


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"If there were no demand for commercial sex, sex trafficking would not exist in the form it does today," reads the first line of a 2013 State Department report on curbing sexual slavery. In other words, if only we could just stop people from wanting to pay for sex altogether, the market for this nasty trafficking business would disappear once and for all. Since that's never going to happen, Zach Weissmueller offers a real way to reduce sex trafficking: Make prostitution legal.