Prostitution Should NOT be Legal

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Prostitution is considered to be the oldest profession in the world. Many people support the idea of legalizing prostitution, while others do not. This controversial debate has been ongoing since the beginning of time. I desire to take a stand on the value of human worth, which is why I oppose the legalization of prostitution between consenting adults in our State.

The structure of society is losing ground everyday by what some people view to be human rights. I understand the importance of having freedom to exercise our rights. Some of these rights are morally incorrect, and does not necessarily better society. If prostitution is legalized, society will continue to decay from moral structure and standard. This decline in structure will cause extreme social problems, for example, the commitment for couples to remain monogamous. The bible states, “Because of the ignorance that is in them due to the hardening of their heart. Having lost all sensitivity, they have given themselves over to sensuality, so as to indulge in every kind of impurity, with a continual lust for more”, (“Women’s Devotional Bible Eph. 4.18”). This is not about religion, but an understanding that we are created to feel emotion and desire for intimacy with limitations. These limitations are for our own safety and protection. The intimacy of a couple goes deep into mind and soul, which belongs between two people in love. Sexual acts outside of a romantic relationship are just lustful and violating. Should a person settle for anything less? I think not. Money cannot buy love just empty pleasure and a desire for more. What is the value of a person’s body? Priceless, therefore, people should not sell out for impurity.

In my opinion, prostitution is a form of huma...

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...wish to legalize prostitution have a personal interest in the matter. What it all boils down to is one’s selfish desire for a service that will hurt someone else, while others will make money from brothels and the prostitutes. The money exchange will probably include the government. The State should choose to leave this illegal act of sex trade alone. The decision to legalize prostitution will make us all responsible, and cause a division within the community. There is a reason prostitution is already illegal. Although I do not know why prostitution is illegal, but I know why it should stay illegal. The government does not have a regulated structure implemented to control prostitution. Lawmakers can create a policy to organize the legalization of prostitution, but not all people will adhere to the structure. The ongoing controversy exists, therefore, let it exist.
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