Monday, January 2, 2017
California Democrats Legalize Child Prostitution
At Zero Hedge by Tyler Durden --
A couple of days ago we highlighted some of the ridiculous new state laws that will go into effect across the country starting today (see "Here Are Some Of The Ridiculous New State Laws That Will Take Effect January 1st - Happy New Year!"). And while there was plenty of lunacy noted within the post, apparently we overlooked one of California's finest achievements of 2016, namely the legalization of child prostitution.
Now, we know what you're thinking...California's liberal lawmakers in Sacramento are certainly well left of center and maybe a bit kooky but they would never do something quite that ridiculous. Well, we had the same thought so we decided to track down the actual text of the legislation, Senate Bill No. 1322, and, unfortunately, they did do something that ridiculous.
Below is the first page of SB1322 which notes that while "existing law makes it a crime to solicit or engage in any act of prostitution" SB1322 "would make the above provisions inapplicable to a child under 18 years of age."