The Green Party’s Troubling Stance on Sex Work
Emily Pothast
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This topic raises a broader question: does the Green Party have a specific policy on over-criminalization in the United States? In particular, it would be interesting to know if they have a position on the “First Amendment dissent” published by a single, isolated judge in America’s leading criminal “satire” case. See the documentation at:

https://raphaelgolbtrial.wordpress.com/

This is a topic I have commented about on several occasions, because it encapsulates certain ambiguities in our society. People have been arrested for writing ant-bank slogans on the sidewalk with chalk. When you have a “First Amendment dissent” and the media and politicians alike ignore it, or treat it like an obscure issue of legal technicality, then one has to ask where we stand with respect to the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Is the First Amendment involved, or not?

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