Unintended Consequences Part.....????

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Prostitution was legalised in Germany in 2002 because the government believed that this would help to combat trafficking in women and cut links to organised crime.
That sounds like a contradiction. Women are still being trafficked and the crime is well organized.
 
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"The government had considered making brothels an exception on moral grounds, but decided that it would be too difficult to distinguish them from bars." WHAT!? How can you not distinguish a brothel from a bar? Are German barmaids really that "full service"?
 

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Original link was 2005...didn't check. wiki reckons the agency apologised. Seen some mothers dealing with authorities downunder, and the story struck true.
 
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Shoot, I took it hook, line and sinker! I guess I shouldn't feel so bad, since it's still on The Telegraphs web site, I guess they got fooled too. The lesson for today is: Trust, but verify. Then verify again.
 
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