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May 31, 2019 - 02:49 pm .- Marijuana, mushrooms, and now prostitution: decriminalization as a legal tactic for handling previously (or currently) illicit activities is a growing trend, and lawmakers in multiple states are now considering bills that could decriminalize the buying and selling of sex, to varying degrees.
Sep 19, 2018 - 02:07 pm .- Lyon County is one of the 16 counties in Nevada that allows for legal prostitution. But this November, voters will have an opportunity to end the practice in the area.  
Jun 1, 2018 - 04:43 pm .- Fifty years after the sexual revolution promised female empowerment through casual sex “without consequences,” scholars are looking into the far-reaching social effects of that revolution.  
Jan 4, 2017 - 04:11 pm .- An Italian priest from northern Italy has been accused of pimping out some 15 women, as well as organizing and filming orgies in his rectory.
Dec 22, 2016 - 03:52 am .- For religious sisters working to end forced prostitution through human trafficking, there is one thing consistently left out of the conversation: the clients – who they are and how they are dealt with.
Oct 27, 2016 - 03:26 pm .- Helping the victims of human trafficking is not enough – we must go to the root to solve the problem, said one survivor at an event with Pope Francis on Thursday.
Aug 12, 2016 - 11:15 am .- Pope Francis has visited a special community for women freed from prostitution and violent abuse as his latest ‘Mercy Friday’ initiative during the Jubilee.
Mar 17, 2016 - 12:30 am .- According to a recent report from Caritas Spain, more than 2,200 women are receiving help in exiting prostitution thanks to the group’s concentrated efforts in fighting human trafficking and supporting immigrants.
Nov 19, 2014 - 01:04 pm .- Pope Francis brought laughter to a group of young people gathered at the Vatican Nov.15 when he quoted an Argentinean comedian’s metaphor about ham and cheese sandwiches in relation to the Christian life.
Jan 31, 2014 - 03:28 pm .- Members of a sex trafficking and drug ring centered in New York City were arrested after the group advertised “party packs” of drugs and sex workers in advance of the Super Bowl.
Aug 6, 2013 - 02:07 am .- Monsignor Arthur M. Coyle of the Archdiocese of Boston is on “voluntary administrative leave” following his Aug. 4 arrest for allegedly hiring a prostitute.
Jul 19, 2013 - 04:03 am .- A Philadelphia treatment court has been praised for offering hope and healing to women seeking to change their lives after being repeatedly charged with prostitution offenses.
May 6, 2013 - 06:03 pm .- In a recent Virginia forum, U.S. Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Va.) highlighted the largely unknown problem of human trafficking within the United States, offering suggestions for how to fight “modern day slavery.”  
May 11, 2012 - 04:07 pm .- The World Congress of Families condemned a “heartless” group which they believe is taking advantage of Spain's economic crisis in creating an “academy of prostitution” in Valencia.