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Manhattan Will No Longer Prosecute Sex Workers

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Manhattan is planning to put an end to the prosecution of sex workers. According to Yahoo! News, the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office has decided it will no longer pursue criminal charges against sex workers. “Over the last decade we’ve learned from those with lived experience, and from our own experience …

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Government Shutdown Sparks Hunger Strike Inside Manhattan Jail

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As the country enters its 27th day of the unfair government shutdown, several inmates inside a Manhattan detention center have settled to participate in a hunger strike after family visits were revoked for the second week as a result of limited staff members. As reported by the New York Times, …

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