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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Opinion | Legalize sex work to protect sex workers

Opinion | Legalize sex work to protect sex workers

By Delilah Bourque, Senior Staff Columnist April 9, 2019
Decriminalization and legalization of sex work will protect sex workers, who currently are exposed to abuses without the protection of the law.
(Image by Thomas Yang | Assistant Visual Editor)

Editorial: Riding high: United States should follow Canada’s pot legalization

By The Pitt News Editorial Board October 17, 2018
Canada became the second country in the world to legalize cannabis on Wednesday. The United States should follow suit — and weed out oppressive drug policies.
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies during a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee Nov. 14, 2017 in Washington, D.C.  (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Editorial: Sessions takes step backward on weed

By The Pitt News Editorial Board January 8, 2018

It’s no secret President Trump’s attorney general has a strong antiquated streak — even his full name, Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III, conjures up images of Confederate generals and “Gone with...

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