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RIGHT TO RESCUE BILL

Jody Williams www.sexworkersanonymous.com (702) 488-1127 Telephone
June 24, 2016
Assemblyman Miguel Santiago Via Fax
Re:         Decriminalization of Juveniles Caught in Prostitution
Dear Mr. Santiago:
Please allow me to introduce myself.  Back in the 1970’s and 1980’s when I was growing up, the very concept of sex trafficking did not exist.  Those in prostitution were viewed strictly and only as criminal’s period.  The 1980’s had us getting from all angles.  There was HIV/AIDS killing us off in droves while the medical community was refusing to even touch us once they found out we were prostitutes for fear of contracting the disease.  Serial killers were targeting us because they knew law enforcement wouldn’t even look for us when one of our friends called to report us missing.  To top if off, police departments used to do weekly “sweeps” where they’d just round us up like cattle.  After collecting their fines and humiliating us – then they’d just let us go.  The courts would put us on…

RIGHT TO RESCUE BILL

Jody Williams www.sexworkersanonymous.com (702) 488-1127 Telephone
June 24, 2016
Assemblyman Miguel Santiago Via Fax
Re:         Decriminalization of Juveniles Caught in Prostitution
Dear Mr. Santiago:
Please allow me to introduce myself.  Back in the 1970’s and 1980’s when I was growing up, the very concept of sex trafficking did not exist.  Those in prostitution were viewed strictly and only as criminal’s period.  The 1980’s had us getting from all angles.  There was HIV/AIDS killing us off in droves while the medical community was refusing to even touch us once they found out we were prostitutes for fear of contracting the disease.  Serial killers were targeting us because they knew law enforcement wouldn’t even look for us when one of our friends called to report us missing.  To top if off, police departments used to do weekly “sweeps” where they’d just round us up like cattle.  After collecting their fines and humiliating us – then they’d just let us go.  The courts would put us on…