Amnesty International, the respected human rights group, has taken up a new cause: the legalization of prostitution world-wide.
Libertarians have long supported this, for, well, libertarian reasons. Now expect liberals to embrace this goal as a way of empowering women (which is how Amnesty International frames it). But would it really empower women? Wouldn’t this also, in effect, legalize human trafficking?
But this would be yet another step in our hypersexualized culture’s quest for total, unrestricted sexual license. [Read more...]