H746, the Burlington charter change legalizing prostitution, has passed the Senate and now goes to Gov. Phil Scott.
A House committee is scheduled to vote Thursday on Burlington’s proposed legalization of prostitution.
The City of Burlington won’t acknowledge this charter change sets the stage for prostitution decriminalization statewide.
Burlington’s prostitution charter change comes before the House Government Operations Committee at 1 pm today.
Burlington voters approved removal of anti-prostitution language in the city charter, and kept the Progressives in control of the City Council.
All that talk about “houses of ill fame” and “to punish common prostitutes” has to go from city ordinances, Burlington Progressives say. But what will take its place?