Should Prostitution Be Legalized?

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Yelena Gorrino Alejo English114 Dr.Walker May,15,2015 Should prostitution be legalized? Most of us have heard of prostitution and the controversial opinions of people whether it should be legalized or not. The fact is that prostitution has been practiced for many years regardless of its legality. As defined in the dictionary prostitution is the exchange of sex for money. Out of the 50 states in the U.S., Nevada is the only states were prostitution is legal. On the other hand, in some European countries prostitution is not illegal and its safety practice with proper regulations. Therefore legalization should not be the issue; instead regulations should be placed to make the practice of prostitution safer. There are more important aspects of prostitution that need to be addressed; regulations on moral, heath, and crime should be established. These regulations should include laws on health standards for the security of prostitute, morality regulations should address age restrictions abiding with all current state ages of consent, both for those who practice prostitution or the people seeking for a prostitute, more specifically referring to people over the age of eighteen, and crime regulations should address more security were prostitution is practice. In Germany, unlike in some other countries they do not look down upon prostitutes or the people who go after their services. Prostitution in Germany more specifically in Amsterdam is part of the culture and their views of

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