New Hampshire Considers Prostitution Legalization

From The Manchester Union Leader:

The bill calls for creation of a committee to study “issues related to changing prostitution laws in New Hampshire.” The committee would consist of three representatives and two senators, with a charge to study the scope of the sex trade in the Granite State and the “potential costs and benefits of partial or full decriminalization.”

Edwards said she understands that some politicians are afraid of even talking about prostitution, but maintains there is support among the public and many lawmakers to find solutions that help those working in the sex trade, some of whom are victims of human trafficking, by bringing the practice out of the shadows.

Outside of the state’s larger cities, “sex work” is a largely hidden endeavor.

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