[swopusa] Big Surprise Today in SF

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Wow. Starchild forwarded Robyn Few's note about legislation immunizing sex
workers when reporting crimes against them that relate to their
profession. However, check out the actual draft language:

Victims and witnesses of crimes, regardless of their profession, are
entitled to participate as fully as possible with law enforcement and
throughout the judicial process when reporting and prosecuting those
crimes. Accordingly, the admission, by a victim or witness of a crime, of
engaging in a profession, may not be used against them in any criminal
proceeding, and unlimited transactional immunity shall automatically be
granted to that victim or witness's statement.

Note that no specific profession is mentioned. This would also immunize
drug dealers, free "black" market traders, smugglers, and other extralegal
entrepreneurs. This is great! It'll never pass.

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