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This week, in the midst of an increased effort by D.C. police to crack down on prostitution in the district, Amnesty International voted to support a policy that calls for decriminalization of the sex trade. These moves have spurred polarizing debates that, for the most part, reflect the way prostitution is usually discussed: as a moral and public safety issue. Kojo talks with one philosopher who has a new way of framing the conversation.
- Laurie Shrage Professor of Philosophy and Women's and Gender Studies, Florida International University; Visiting Fellow, Edmund J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University
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