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The US Anti-Prostitution Pledge: First Amendment Challenges and Public Health Priorities

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  • Chris Beyrer
  • Published: July 24, 2007
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0040207

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Disdain and demand

Posted by plosmedicine on 31 Mar 2009 at 00:11 GMT

Author: Wolfgang Liedtke
Position: Assistant Professor
Institution: Center for Translational Neuroscience, Duke University
Additional Authors: NONE
Submitted Date: July 24, 2007
Published Date: July 25, 2007
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Perhaps Senator (R) "Family-values" Vitter and, more pointedly, former Deputy Secretary of State Randall Tobias, a "family man" in charge of U.S. Foreign Assistance and administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development, could help us understand better this inherent conflict of "disdain and demand" which our society harbors for commercial sex workers?

It's just another symptom of the US Federal Government’s (under bush) catastrophic leadership failure on every front they care to include into their mendacious agenda.

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