Vice Squad
Tuesday, April 12, 2005
New Solution to Illinois Prostitution: Sue the Pimps and Johns

The Illinois House has passed a bill that would allow civil suits by prostitutes against their pimps and customers, even if all such relationships were completely consensual. Windypundit sent along the pointer -- thanks! -- and indicates the potentially perverse outcomes. It is already the case that laws against 'living off the proceeds' make it harder for prostitutes to find legitimate roommates or non-pimping live-in boyfriends.

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