Calls for Legalized Prostitution in NYS Falling on Deaf Ears

It's an idea that, in many quarters, is going over like a lead balloon.

Two Democratic State Senators from New York City have authored an op-ed piece calling for the legalization of prostitution.

Senators Jessica Ramos and Julia Salazar say they want to repeal statutes that criminalize consensual sexual exchange between adults and erase prostitution records for sex workers.

Republican Dan Stec of Queensbury says in one word, no, calling the idea absurd

Warren County Sheriff Bud York says he feels legalizing marijuana is a bad idea, and legalizing prostitution would be worse.

Democratic Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner says the idea does nothing for her.

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