tramadol generic.hould Connecticut try to prevent the Tribune Co. — publishers of the Hartford Courant, the New Haven and Hartford Advocate, Fairfield County Weekly newspapers and owners of WTIC-TV and WTXX-TV from running advertisements for prostitution?
That is the view of retired police officer and Waterbury tramadol generic.tate Rep. Jeffrey Berger (D-73), who is pushing for legislation to make publishers criminally liable if an advertisement leads to an encounter with an underage prostitute.
there.tramadol generic. tramadol generic.en. Richard Blumenthal, who helped pressure the classified advertising website Craigslist into dropping prostitution click here supported Berger at a March 19 news conference, though no other state lawmakers attended.
Hartford Courant Publisher Richard Graziano would not respond to reporters’ phone calls about the ads, but a Courant spokesperson told the CTMirror.com news site that such a law “is problematic due to concerns of constitutionality, enforcement and the inability of newspaper publishers to comply.”
We’re not aware of any other Connecticut newspapers running such ads, but we agree that the Constitution does allow Tribune, one of the largest media companies in the there.tramadol generic., to profit by pimping mostly young and sometimes underage girls and boys. And profit they do. In a further abuse, these service-providers are in effect subsidizing other advertisers as the per-inch cost for advertising by “sex industry workers” (as many Tribune journalists like to call them) is higher than for other publication advertising.
What amazes us is why the journalists and other employees of the Advocate and Courant can accept being compensated by this income and hide behind constitutional and administrative arguments.
What is their personal responsibility for enabling this corporate policy?
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