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keith barton replied to Lisa Vaas (Moderator)'s discussion CASEY OVERPASS DEBATE: ARGUMENTS FOR THE BRIDGELESS APPROACH
"Keep the Overpass. Sorting out some thoughts before I contact MassDOT. I understand MassDOT favors removing the bridge. I use the bridge from both sides: from J-way to Dorchester and from Franklin Park to Brookline and beyond. I also use the…"
Dec 6, 2011
keith barton replied to Brian O'Connell's discussion Commandos train in Agassiz School
"Hey everybody, I’m back. I just heard about this. I agree with Brian O’s instinct that this type of operation is inappropriate in a populated area. At the very least, it is rude and arrogant of USSOCOM to think they can come into an…"
Aug 24, 2011
keith barton left a comment for Dana Ortegon
"Dana, Yes, i hope we can inspire more of these types of discussions."
Jun 1, 2011
Dana Ortegon commented on keith barton's blog post Decriminalize prostitution
"Keith: Civil discussions = good. But not always easy to find. So, I appreciate the tone of this back-and-forth. Dana"
May 31, 2011
Loay commented on keith barton's blog post Decriminalize prostitution
"It would be easier to have serious discussion if you did not have a picture of a gorilla as your avatar. And no I disagree completely with your argument."
May 13, 2011
Susan commented on keith barton's blog post Decriminalize prostitution
"Keith, =) I don't agree with a single word you have to say... but that is why America is a cool place to live. Good luck with it... strive for what you believe.  "
May 10, 2011
keith barton commented on keith barton's blog post Decriminalize prostitution
"Even though Dana disagrees with my post, I do appreciate her thoughtful response. I will try to respond to her points as she has numbered them. 1. Civil rights violated - Yes, I can name instances, but I will not do it here. The police commit such…"
May 4, 2011
Dana Ortegon commented on keith barton's blog post Decriminalize prostitution
"Keith: 1. Could you cite some instances -- specific to prostitution --  where individuals' privacy and civil rights have been violated when they have been "merely walking down the street, standing on the sidewalk, or conversing with…"
May 4, 2011
keith barton commented on keith barton's blog post Decriminalize prostitution
"The prohibition against prostitution is similar to the prohibition against alcohol around the 1930s, the ongoing prohibition against marijuana and similar drugs, and the possible future prohibition against tobacco and “unhealthy” foods.…"
May 1, 2011
Susan commented on keith barton's blog post Decriminalize prostitution
"sorry man, but you just wont win over an the public with this concept.   http://www.prostitutionresearch.com/laws/000234.html   we need to fix a LOT of things about our culture, the inability to hire a prostitute at will is not very high…"
Apr 28, 2011
Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) commented on keith barton's blog post Decriminalize prostitution
"Here is some information to consider: Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prostitution MyLifeMyChoice: http://www.jri.org/ Polaris Project: http://www.polarisproject.org/"
Apr 27, 2011
keith barton's blog post was featured

Decriminalize prostitution

[This was originally posted as a reply to another blogpost a few days ago. Since it probably got lost in the shuffle and I think it is an important post, I'd like to try to let it stand alone for a while.] I'd like to suggest one campaign, I believe in, that few would speak up for (and is probably very controversial). That is that prostitution should be legalized, or at the very least, we should not insist that the police crack down on prostitution. Prostitution is more of in issue in…See More
Apr 27, 2011
keith barton posted a blog post

Decriminalize prostitution

[This was originally posted as a reply to another blogpost a few days ago. Since it probably got lost in the shuffle and I think it is an important post, I'd like to try to let it stand alone for a while.] I'd like to suggest one campaign, I believe in, that few would speak up for (and is probably very controversial). That is that prostitution should be legalized, or at the very least, we should not insist that the police crack down on prostitution. Prostitution is more of in issue in…See More
Apr 26, 2011
keith barton commented on Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor)'s blog post What should we do as neighbors this spring and why?
"There are a lot of things we could be doing, but I'm going to suggest one campaign I believe in that few would speak up for (and is probably very controversial). That is that prostitution should be legalized, or at the very least, we should not…"
Apr 23, 2011
keith barton commented on Bill Allan's blog post Sign the Petiton to Save Jamaica Pond Woodlands
"Who or what currently owns that land?"
Mar 30, 2011
keith barton replied to Elizabeth Bean's discussion Shoveling and people driving too fast?
"In response to the last two replies, adding signs, lights and "traffic calming devices" could be the wrong way to go. Usually it's the residents who complain the loudest or have the most influence that get these changes made and has…"
Mar 27, 2011

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Decriminalize prostitution

Posted on April 26, 2011 at 7:00pm 8 Comments

[This was originally posted as a reply to another blogpost a few days ago. Since it probably got lost in the shuffle and I think it is an important post, I'd like to try to let it stand alone for a while.]



I'd like to suggest one campaign, I believe in, that few would speak up for (and is probably very controversial). That is that prostitution should be legalized, or at the very least, we should not insist that the police crack down on prostitution. Prostitution is more of… Continue

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At 9:53am on July 10, 2011, Lorrie Anderson said…
Thanks for responding but I've already found someone...good luck!
At 12:08pm on February 24, 2011, Matt said…

Whew, I just wanted to make sure you didn't think I condoned that kind of stuff!

 

Hopefully Boston does make a real law about this an enforces it... until then, let's hope we don't get another crazy winter like this for a long time.

 
 
 

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