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Today, we’re going to talk about two types of regulations for guns and for Escort Services.
This varies wildly by both Supreme Court decisions based on the interpretation of the 2nd Amendment, as well as state laws. At the federal level, there are various measures in place, such as restrictions from the National Firearms Act on machine guns, short-barreled rifles, suppressors, and many more.
In general, we can cluster how states make laws regarding guns into different categories, such as:
- Permits and registration regarding general permits, and more specialized permits such as a Concealed Handgun License and License Reciprocity.
- Usage restrictions related to principles like the Castle Law Doctrine, ang transporting of weapons.
- Physical reminiscent such as classifying certain rifle as assault weapons, placing limits on the capacity of magazines.
- Procedural restrictions
Since there’s an overwhelming amount of detail when looking at all states, we can instead compare two states: one which is generally regarded as having few restrictions, and one which has many restrictions.
- Requires permit to purchase handguns.
- Restriction on assault weapon and magazine capacity.
- Some restrictions on federal peaceable journey laws.
- No permit, registration, or background check for private sales are necessary when obtaining a firearm; no concealed handgun license is required, and open carry is permitted
- No extra assault weapons restrictions or magazine capability restrictions
- Federal peaceable journey laws are observed
Basically, the federal government has enforced some restrictions based on case law and interpretation of the 2nd Amendment, and then it is up to the individual states to further define their own laws and restrictions. This resulted in a patchwork of laws that made what was legal in one state illegal in the state right next door, or legal in one country, illegal in the next.
The United States is the only government (to my knowledge) whose constitution describes the legal ability to keep and bear arms as a right. The majority of American citizens believe that firearms ownership is an important civil right, and generally want only a more of the gun control than they currently have.
But the entire political discourse on gun rights is dominated by the extremes of both sides:
- On the pro-gun aspect, the National Rifle Association has been taken over by gun manufacturers and is using fear of strict anti-gun legislation to drive sales and prices up.
- On the anti-gun side, there are several groups that all claim they only want “sensible gun regulation”— but advocates sweeping gun bans.
I guess, any measure of gun control is an erosion of what the 2nd Amendment guarantees. The line of what is too much varies from person to person but the further the country goes down the gun control, the more it will be a source of disagreement amongst its people.
Before going any extent further into this matter, it is important to understand what the difference between prostitution and escorts is. In fact, the principle is sort of straightforward and basic.
What is considered prostitution?
A prostitute is someone that receives so as for sex or sexually related services. Likewise, for clients it is not allowed to hire somebody with the intent of getting sexual intimate actions. For both the supplier as the client prostitution is unlawful in countries where prostitution is forbidden.
What is an escort?
An escort on opposite hand is a paid companion for public occasions such as business meetings and conferences. Besides that, sometimes they also do get hired for private occasions. Escorts are offering fellowship, without sexual acts, and therefore are completely legal.
While prostitution is unlawful, escorts are completely legal
It is a thin line between being a prostitute or an escort, but without a doubt we can conclude that escorts are legal as long as there is no trading of sex for money. Their business is offering companionship. However, what the client and the escort decide to do in the booked time together is a consent between the two adults.
If there is an agreement of sexual acts in exchange for money this is unlawful and this might be a ground for criminal charges. In that case the escort becomes a prostitute – no matter how classy she mad have been.
Legally, they get around it by having the customer pay for the time spent, and officially if sex happens it’s because the escort wanted to and has nothing to do with that totally unrelated monetary transaction.
It’s no different than plenty of other loopholes that abound
They’re currently being continuously being monitored by the goverment but not currently being penalized or suffer anything harmful for the company.
Whether prostitution should be decriminalized has never been the relevant question. The controversy is the no one in the government has ever tried to prosecute men and businesses involved in the sexual exploitation of women. Why is there no federal government task force to look closely on vulnerabilities within the commercial sex industry that can be exploited to finally infiltrate and either utterly destroy or at least gravely wound this industry still remains unanswered.