CT: Legislator wants “johns” to face felony charge, register as sex offenders

Advocates for human trafficking victims hope to use momentum from last legislative session to target those who pay for sex. Lawmakers and nonprofits have been pushing for changes in the law, including more leniency for prostitutes and stiffer penalties for their customers.

Rep. Liz Linehan, D-Cheshire, is behind a bill that would make solicitation of a prostitute a felony and require those convicted to register as a sex offender. The offense is currently a misdemeanor, even when a minor is involved. Full Article

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Because there are not nearly enough people on the registry??? Sure, go ahead because many of these “Johns” are those who are in public office at the local, state, and federal levels.

So if those “Johns” become sex offenders under the law in CT, what happens when they move to a state like Nevada where prostitution is legal? Do they still have to register as sex offenders?

Here’s another clue that love for government is misplaced. Anytime, ANYTIME you see a government official clammering on about the new buzzword, be afraid….

I wouldn’t be so trusting of these organizations that push these buzzwords either. Soros and elites like him, support or found some of these groups to push other agendas. Research.

Well, let me recommend this! Prostitition would disappear if you required pristitutes to register. I’ve came across sites like Eros-la, cityvibe and bsckpage. I was shocked by the filthy photos they post online? It’s terrible. Yet, they continue to operate day after day? If the punishment would be to register, this would disappear!

Good. Do it.

The more people on the list the better.

good analogy new person…this is just another war on citizens who don’t fit the moral mold of the puritans in this country…prohibition didn’t work, the war on drugs hasn’t worked and this war on sexual behavior is not going to work…I guess CT legislators better allocate money for all the new prisons their going to have to build to house all the johns..oh wat they can just fill the void all the released drug offenders have left open….watch cops and I would say 99% of those arrested are drug or sex related….cops might actually have to prevent real crimes and have to face real criminals if they didn’t have all these non dangerous non victim crimes that are just people choosing to do what their doing…article states if there is no demand ( no johns) the there will be no supply…how’s that worked out with drugs and alcohol?

Some already do in California

I had a issue many years ago. I’ve since moved on. I participate in a particular sport and get a NORMAL massage periodically. The problem is that it’s difficult to find s legitimate place. I’m appalled. I’ve gotten a massage and the man in the other room is moaning? The woman giving me the massage then began touching me innapropriately? Now, if I did that, I would (I already am) get arrested! In summary, the laws on prostitition should be harsher