John Ivison: Liberal Foot-Dragging On Prostitution Law May Lead to Charter Challenge

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For a self-proclaimed progressive government, with a declared feminist prime minister, it is beyond odd that the Liberals have not moved to repeal the Conservative prostitution law, drafted hastily after the Supreme Court struck down the existing law in 2013.

Department of Justice sources admit such a law is unlikely to see the light of day before the next election. That has set the Liberals on a collision course with their erstwhile allies in the legal and sex worker communities.


Article is written by John Ivison with commentary by Prof. Alan Young.