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December 20, 2013


Canada Court Strikes Down Prostitution Laws

"In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court of Canada has unanimously struck down as unconstitutional the entire scheme of criminal laws against the buying and selling of sex by prostitutes, saying it endangers the lives and security of vulnerable sex workers," the Toronto Star reports.

"However, the country's top court has given Parliament a one-year grace period to redraft a legislative scheme that could pass constitutional muster."












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