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Unformatted text preview: Arguments Against Legalizing Prostitution • Critics of legalization argue that legalizing prostitution does not stop the health and crime problems associated with prostitution but simply pushes it into illegal trade Sexually Transmitted Diseases • Chlamydia – 3 million • Trichomoniasis – 5 million • Other STDs – 2.45 million • Venereal Warts – 1 million • Gonorrhea – 359,000 • Genital Herpes – 500,000 • AIDS – 40,000 • Syphilis – 31, 600 Pornography • Graphic depiction of sexual behavior through pictures or words in a manner intended to be sexually arousing Obscenity • The legal term for pornographic materials that are offensive by generally accepted standards of decency Erotica • Material depicting consensual sexual activities that are sought by and pleasurable to all parties involved...
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2008 for the course SOCL 2501 taught by Professor Simpson during the Spring '08 term at LSU.
- Spring '08