The biggest problem with liberal solutions to problems is that they’re almost always overthought. In most cases, it isn’t that they don’t care about the issues they try to solve. They simply abandon logic and accountability in their quests to be more helpful. This reality is presented in the most dangerous way with SB 1322 which decriminalizes child prostitution in an attempt to save more children from sex traffickers.
Beginning on Jan. 1, prostitution by minors will be legal in California.
SB 1322 prohibits law enforcement officers from arresting prostitutes who are under the age of 18 for soliciting or engaging in prostitution. This isn’t complicated: teenage girls, or boys, in California, in two days, will be free to have sex in exchange for money without fear of arrest or prosecution.
Read the law for yourself in the following link, or, just read the following direct quote from the law:
“Existing law makes it a crime to solicit or engage in any act of prostitution. Existing law makes it a crime to loiter in any public place with the intent to commit prostitution. This bill would make the above provisions inapplicable to a child under 18 years of age who is alleged to have engaged in conduct that would, if committed by an adult, violate the above provisions.”
It’s okay if you want to reread that last sentence to make sure you read it right the first time. I’ll wait.
This story caught my attention when it was signed into law and I’m glad that it resurfaced yesterday. As a California resident with two daughters, this may be the last straw that pushes me back towards redder pastures af…