There is a lack of consensus about whether sexually oriented businesses harm or benefit communities and those who work in the industry. While positive and negative secondary effect have been documented, it is also clear that many studies lack methodological rigor, and without empirical evidence, authoritative conclusions are easy to draw.Below is the info packet Ocello brought with him to the March 6 hearing before the Public Health Committee in the Illinois Senate:
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