A Modest Proposal
Alexis Booker & Allison Arnold
- Every year, about 3 million people travel on sex tourism trips
- Currently, there are more than 25 organized sex tour companies based in Miami, New York, and San Diego
- 14% of American men claimed they have paid for sex
- 22 countries in the world have legalized prostitution
- There are an estimated 40 million sex workers worldwide
- The average age of men that engage in prostitution is from 35-44
Stated: Less love children, less abductions, and less disease
"We determined that any benefits were outweighed by its potential to cause cancer, glandular issues, and disorders of the reproductive system,” said COL Germaine Thompson, a public health researcher at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
"How do we know that the diner down the street won't put saltpeter in the coffee? We won't have a choice, it will be unavoidable."
Yes, this is true. Though there are certain things where saltpeter is more evident, People will still have to be cautious. With things like coffee, yes it will be unavoidable. It's for a good cause.
"It's just not fair that we are forcing them to take in this chemical. Even though they have a choice, it will eventually become unavoidable. There are so many liabilities, we could have several issues on our hands, bigger than prostitution. It's likely that the percentage of cancer could go up, and that more people will have fertility trouble. Though prostitution is an evident issue, it's too much of a risk. Prostitution might go down, but with that, other issues could go up."
How are cancer and fertility troubles bigger issues than prostitution? They are all major issues, and only one of them has a solution. Sure people can keep trying to cure cancer, and attend months upon months of fertility treatments, but prostitution has a clear solution. All of these excuses are "might" this and "might" that. The downsides to saltpeter are maybes, but saltpeter itself is definite.