Prop K News Nov. 4th 2008

Oft-mocked San Francisco leads the way

Living in San Francisco means constantly being told you’re in the kookiest place in the country – a city where you vote on whether to name a sewage plant after the outgoing president and where residents enthusiastically debate whether to enforce prostitution laws. How do you think those ideas play in Middle America?

Prop. K Could Thrust Prostitutes Into Pop Culture

Pretty soon, a “pretty woman” may be able to work the streets of San Francisco legally.

The city’s residents will vote today on Proposition K, a ballot measure that would stop police from enforcing laws against sex workers and eliminate funding for anti-prostitution programs. If it is passed, the measure will make San Francisco the first major U.S. city to decriminalize prostitution.

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