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Elizabeth Nolan Brown
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While money was one motivating factor students also cited flexible scheduling and personal enjoyment as reasons for choosing sex work.
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Justice Department report says Columbian cops watched over DEA property while agents had sex with women provided by drug cartels.
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Are liberals turning on the First Amendment because it protects the free speech of corporate entities?
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In Northern Ireland people can be convicted of paying for sex starting in June.
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kind of odd to consider all sex workers as victims of human trafficking
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Republicans are insisting on tacking anti-abortion language onto an anti-sex-trafficking bill—and it’s just their latest effort to exploit the issue to fight “sexual immorality.”
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West Lafayette Indiana is home to Purdue University and a puzzlingly secretive city government.
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School board needs to learn: GOVT  for the people , by the people.......
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But shifting rape investigations from campus to cops riles many.
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Brock alleges that she was wrongly diagnosed as delusional and bipolar and kept in Harlem Hospital's psych ward for 8 days after NYPD seized her car under suspicion that she had been smoking marijuana (despite not finding any drugs).
Doctors did not believe Brock was followed by Barack Obama on Twitter or had a banking job. Both are true.
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But gridlock may be the best we can hope for with the "Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act."
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gridlock is fine. Lefties have to bend some. to the GOP  the majority
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Proposed ballot measure would require porn producers to be licensed by the state and mandate condom use under threat of a $70,000 fine.
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There's always Las Vegas, Phoenix, and Miami. Vote with your feet and hit California where it hurts.
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Reading early 1990s writing on campus rape from Katie Roiphe and her critics is enlightening and more than a little déjà vu inducing.
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I write blog posts, essays, articles, plays, love letters, and web copy. But mostly blog posts.
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  • Reason magazine
    Staff editor, 2014 - present
  • Bustle.com
    2013 - 2014
  • Defy Media / Blisstree.com
    2011 - 2013
  • AARP
    2007 - 2012
  • America's Future Foundation
    2007 - 2009
  • American University
    2006 - 2007
  • The Daily Reporter
    2005 - 2006
  • Battelle Memorial Institute
    2004 - 2005
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Washington, D.C.
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Cincinnati, Ohio - Brooklyn, New York - Lafayette, Indiana - Columbus, Ohio - Athens, Ohio
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Elizabeth Nolan Brown is currently a staff editor for Reason.com and a freelance copywriter. She was previously an editor and writer for Bustle, Blisstree.com and AARP publications. She lives in Washington, D.C.

Education
  • American University
    MA, Strategic communication
  • Cornell University
    Certificate, Nutrition
  • Ohio University
    BFA, Theater/Playwriting
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Liz Brown, Liz Nolan Brown, Elizabeth Brown
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Underboob Selfies Could Land Women in Jail in Thailand
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Women in Thailand got a warning from the Culture Ministry Monday: posting "underboob selfies" online could violate cybercrime law.

Anti-Robot Protesters Take to SXSW
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This year SXSW featured a "robot petting zoo" and a panel on self driving cars. But not everyone in Austin is feeling optimistic about devel

Another Would-Be Critic of Libertarianism Takes on a Straw Man
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Is the failure of critics to argue against actual libertarian philosophy a sign of fear that people might just agree?

Sex-Trafficking Victims Hurt Most by Senator's Crusade Against Classifie...
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Trafficking victims will be worse off if lawmakers ban "adult" listings like those on Backpage.com.

White House Says: Prevent Rape, Use Lyft!
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Is it customary for the White House to do marketing for private businesses?

5 Ways States Are Trying to Erode Abortion Access This Week
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As a bonus a few of the measures will also put women and abortion doctors in more danger.

Elizabeth Nolan Brown: Sex, Love, and Robots
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Will sexbots make human life better, creepier, or both?

Arrest Warrant Issued for Florida Mom Who Refuses to Get Son Circumcised
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"I will allow her to avoid incarceration or get out of jail if she signs the consent to the procedure" said Palm Beach County Circuit Judge

Here's What the Senate's Massive Sex-Trafficking Bill Would Actually Do
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The legislation addresses much more than preventing and punishing sex traffickers.

Challenge to California Prostitution Law Banned by Crowdfunding Site GoF...
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The situation illustrates a common problem for projects even tangentially connected to sex work or adult entertainment. Guess who is to blam

GOP Candidates Quizzed on Farm Policies, Fuel Mandates at Iowa Ag Summit
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Iowa is already demanding attention from 2016 presidential candidates. On Saturday nine Republicans gathered there to talk about ethanol, wi

"21st Century Women's Health Act" Would Expand Federal Funding for Every...
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Senate Democrats are pushing to expand federal funding for a wide variety of programs under the rubric of women's health.

Christian Ethicist Says Freeing Prisoners 'Would Make Their Lives Worse'
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Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig argues that sentencing reform "won't work" without more welfare spending.

Philly Aims to Disabuse Young Photographer of 'High-Minded Ideas' About ...
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Coulter Loeb who was arrested in 2011 for taking pictures of a Philadelphia police officer.

Parking in 'Designated Area of High Prostitution Activity' Could Get You...
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The city has marked these areas with signs proclaiming them a "Designated Area of High Prostitution Activity" and will be conducting stings

64 Face Jail After Elaborate Sting Aimed at 'Ending Demand' For Prostitu...
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Houston police arrested 64 men as part of an elaborate prostitution sting that they hope will somehow help put an end to sex trafficking.

DOJ Ferguson Report About Treating Residents as Revenue, Not Just Racial...
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The Department of Justice’s (DOJ) highly anticipated report on police practices in Ferguson, Missouri, was leaked yesterday and released tod

Lobbyists Can Legally Screw Politicians in North Carolina, Says Ethics C...
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Sexual acts provided to politicians "to lobby or to develop goodwill" are okay the ethics commission ruled.

Government War on Online Vice Purchasing is a Continuing War on Citizen ...
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The shutdown of sex-sales site Redbook made life more ignorant and dangerous.

West Virginia Governor Vetoes 20-Week Abortion Ban, But Legislature Will...
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West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin is the only state executive to veto a 20-week abortion ban.