The Bible and the Sex Industry – Part 22 – Application: Should Prostitution Be Legalized?

Decriminalize it, and all drugs!

All Things Rabyd

Ok. Time to apply the Bible to action.  The first issue I want address is the sex industry that is currently illegal in the United States and that is namely prostitution.  The advocates of legalizing prostitution point to several reasons why prostitution should be decriminalized.  1) Reduces the Influence of Organized Crime, 2) Better Health Controls, 3) Less Exploitation of Under Aged and Vulnerable, 4) Increased Tax Revenue and 5) Nothing morally wrong with prostitution so why is it a crime?  Oddly enough more people according to some polls advocate the legalization of prostitution than same-sex marriage.

The call of the Christian is not to, however, follow public opinion but Christ.  The problem is the Bible does not advocate prostitution as something the people of God should engage in but on the other hand it also does not seem to advocate social involvement where we are forcing people to follow our morality at least when…

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Jesse Mathewson is the author of the popular blog, and provides commentary to many varied places based on a background that includes education in criminal justice, history, religion and even insurgency tactics and tactical training. His current role in his community is as an organizer of sorts and a preacher of community solidarity and agorism. He also runs Liberty Practical Training, a self defense school specializing in the practical applications of defensive approaches versus the theoretical. As an agorist, voluntaryist and atheist his life is seen as crazy and wild by many, though once they get to know him most realize he is a bluntly honest individual who will give you the shirt off his back if he believes it is necessary to help you. Very simple, "That which is voluntary between all individuals involved is always right, if it is not voluntary, it is always wrong."
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