Free Market System and Legalized Prostitution


I was engaged in an online discussion with someone who asked whether I want prostitution regulated because of some alleged beneficial factors like more taxes, sanitation and the need to protect people or clients from sexually transmitted diseases.

Here’s how this conversation started. I was asked the following question:

“In case prostitution becomes legal in the Philippines, would you want it regulated? If it were regulated then sex workers and brothels and other marketplaces of the flesh would need to pay taxes, health, sanitary permits and comply to age requirements on their businesses. Would you want that or would you want the free market to dictate the expansion of the prostitution industry?”

I found the topic interesting so I gave the following reply:

No. I don’t want prostitution regulated. Even if you regulate prostitution, just like gambling, people would still have the free will to prostitute or sell their body…

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