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Old 10-29-10, 12:03 AM
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Spanish prostitutes ordered to wear reflective vests

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worl...wn-safety.html

Spanish prostitutes ordered to wear reflective vests for their own safety

Women touting for customers on a rural highway outside Els Alamus near Lleida in Catalonia have been told to don the yellow fluorescent bibs or pay fines of 40 euros (£36) under road traffic laws.

Police claim the sex workers on the LL-11 road are not being specifically targeted because of what they do but because they posed a danger to drivers.

The prostitutes are in breach of 2004 law which states pedestrians on major highways and hard shoulders must wear the high visibility garments.

A spokesman for the regional police force, the Mossos d'Esquadra said: "In the past couple of months the prostitutes have been fined for two reasons: for not wearing the reflective jacket and for creating danger on the public highway."

The move follows recent legislation introduced by Els Alamus town hall to ban prostitutes from offering sex for sale in public urban areas. The mayor Josep Maria Bea has been accused of mounting a campaign to drive the sex workers out of the area.

An estimated 300,000 women work as prostitutes in Spain where prostitution is not illegal but profiting from the sale of sex by another is.

Women wearing very little clothing and standing on roadsides outside towns and cities are a common sight across Spain. A recent survey found one in four Spanish men admitted to having paid for sex.
I wish the US would do this. That way, I wouldn't get slapped nearly as often.
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Do those come in Bumpus size?
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Re: Spanish prostitutes ordered to wear reflective vests

An estimated 300,000 women work as prostitutes in Spain where prostitution is not illegal but profiting from the sale of sex by another is.
Does that mean that's it's not illegal to be a hooker but it is illegal to be a pimp?
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Re: Spanish prostitutes ordered to wear reflective vests

Originally Posted by Goat3001 View Post
Does that mean that's it's not illegal to be a hooker but it is illegal to be a pimp?
No, only a successful pimp.
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So if I show enough expenses, I can still be a Spanish pimp.

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Re: Spanish prostitutes ordered to wear reflective vests

A recent survey found one in four Spanish men admitted to having paid for sex.
Wow. I can't believe 75% of Spanish men have never dated a woman.
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Re: Spanish prostitutes ordered to wear reflective vests

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Wow. I can't believe 75% of Spanish men have never dated a woman.
One way or another we all pay for sex.
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Re: Spanish prostitutes ordered to wear reflective vests

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One way or another we all pay for sex.
I believe that's what his post was inferring.
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