Page 1 of 404 1231151101 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 4037
  1. #1
    Regular
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Posts
    201
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default The future of Sosua

    With the attempt at ending the prostitution in Sosua, so that Sosua may be reborn as a family destination, does anyone know what the actual plan is?

    Would it not make more sense to just move the prostitution to another area and attempt to 'control' it? It's not like you can end it, the mongers will continue to come, and the ladies will continue offer their services.

  2. #2
    Silver
    Join Date
    Jan 2016
    Posts
    4,856
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Taylor View Post
    With the attempt at ending the prostitution in Sosua, so that Sosua may be reborn as a family destination, does anyone know what the actual plan is?

    Would it not make more sense to just move the prostitution to another area and attempt to 'control' it? It's not like you can end it, the mongers will continue to come, and the ladies will continue offer their services.
    So if you force them to go elsewhere isn't elsewhere gonna have the same "Problem?" Why wish it on elsewhere?
    Derfish

  3. Likes zoomzx11, nigrarosa liked this post
  4. #3
    Silver
    Join Date
    Jan 2016
    Posts
    4,856
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Derfish View Post
    So if you force them to go elsewhere isn't elsewhere gonna have the same "Problem?" Why wish it on elsewhere?
    Derfish
    Why not just accept that that is ow somepeole are and miond your own business instead of getting your panties ina wad and telling others what they are allowed to do and when and where?
    Derfish

  5. Likes zoomzx11, nigrarosa, Reuhaa liked this post
  6. #4
    Regular
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Posts
    201
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default

    If the problem is that families don't want to walk down the street filled with prostitutes, then by moving the prostitution to a sanctioned area, would that not solve the problem and keep business going?

  7. #5
    Platinum
    Join Date
    Jul 2004
    Posts
    30,829
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default

    This has been discussed to a large extent on DR1. While there are no laws against a prostitute to offer her services directly to a john, there are laws against other people pimping those services. Setting up businesses to aid and promote prostitution could be considered illegal. That may be why a "red light district" is hard to realize.

    If the prostitution were not "in your face" you would not see the various actions taken over the years like closing the fronts of businesses, dress codes, etc. The government certainly has no easy and viable approach on this.

  8. #6
    Gold
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Posts
    7,055
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Taylor View Post
    If the problem is that families don't want to walk down the street filled with prostitutes, then by moving the prostitution to a sanctioned area, would that not solve the problem and keep business going?
    Sounds easy doesn’t it...

  9. Likes zoomzx11 liked this post
  10. #7
    Platinum
    Join Date
    Jul 2004
    Posts
    30,829
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Derfish View Post
    Why not just accept that that is ow somepeole are and miond your own business instead of getting your panties ina wad and telling others what they are allowed to do and when and where?
    Derfish
    Many people, including Dominicans do not choose to ignore it. Are you going to tell them they should ignore it? As a Libertarian, I think people should be able to do whatever they want to as long as it does not hurt someone else. Many people do not think that way.

  11. Likes zoomzx11, Carl Burke liked this post
  12. #8
    Silver
    Join Date
    Jan 2016
    Posts
    4,856
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Taylor View Post
    If the problem is that families don't want to walk down the street filled with prostitutes, then by moving the prostitution to a sanctioned area, would that not solve the problem and keep business going?
    What about the families living there? Don't they count?
    Derfish

  13. Likes nigrarosa, jstarebel liked this post
  14. #9
    Platinum
    Join Date
    Jul 2004
    Posts
    40,837
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default

    I'm not sure there has been any decision to make Sosua a "family destination."

    That is a classic Straw Man argument.
    Cabin Attendant,
    Augusto Pinochet Helicopter Tours

  15. Likes Garyexpat liked this post
  16. #10
    Gold
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Posts
    5,166
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Derfish View Post
    What about the families living there? Don't they count?
    Derfish
    Yes, they're the ones making the change. Do you really think we have any say in the matter?

Page 1 of 404 1231151101 ... LastLast

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •