Why is pornography legal but prostitution not ?

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    prostitution = women selling themselves without a videocamera

    pornography = women selling themselves with a videocamera

    does videocamera make it legal ? so if you get busted by cops while with a prostitute you can just say here look i have a camera in my cell phone i was making a porno ?

    i think not ...

    what is the magic that makes pornography legal ?

    TAXES ! ! !

    moral of the story is - you can fuck anybody in the ass legally as long as you pay the government off :)

    when did prostitution become illegal anyway ? when women got the right to vote ? did they vote our freedom away ?
     
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    I would support legalizing, regulating, and taxing prostitution.
     
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    You're right. It is inconsistant. Pornography should be outlawed.
     
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    It is a judgment call. I think that some people consider one to be less dangerous than the other. Who got STD from a picture? By the way, prostitution is legal in some parts of Nevada.
     
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    seems legalizing hookers is up to the local area..thus legal pros in nevada...the bunny ranch...you can watch it on hbo

    why should either be illegal? porn is a huge industry in ca....and drives new technology on the net....you can watch anything on the net...midget porn....etc....it does always amaze me...

    one thing i have never seen as much porn etc has i have seen is child porn...i dont know the codes that are used...i do know that a lot of chat rooms are nothing but child porn exchanges....child porn should not be tolerated in any form or fashion
     
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    Then we should outlaw bikinis and make women wear burkas!
     
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    there is no way to avoid porno...i remember when i was a kid...they had flash books....that made it animated....it would be popeye and olive oil..stuff like that....porn is as old as man
     
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    burkas are sexay beeyotch...

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    time to get my A-game on....
     
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    lol ...

    I'll take the ... uh ... short one?
     
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    Neurosport...

    The question you raise is an interesting one. One which raises some salient contradictions, and says something about the value system of societies.

    Firstly the reason pornography, or erotica, is treated separately from prostitution lies in the former's protection as a form of 'artistic expression'. Freedom of artistic and literary expression, being a cornerstone of liberty and associated closely with political expression is rightly and jealously guarded by all defenders of justice. So a comfortable niche is made available for such an industry, even where the artistic merit of work primarily centred around the copulatory urge is in question.

    The distinction between both industries crumbles under certain circumstances.

    If, as in the classic instance, a woman is merely being photographed, posing for a photographer and magazines are then distributed there is a clear distinction between prostitution and this erotic modelling. The difference is that here, association between customer and producer is indirect. The model makes no physical contact with her targeted client, only with the photographer, who may well adopt a professional objectivity.

    In the second instance where the model, or 'actress' is actually engaged in a sexual act with a male counterpart the distinction between the whore and the artist crumbles into absurdity. As long as the performance is indeed happening then it is an act of orchestrated prostitution, albeit with a light and a camera.
     
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