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Dennis Hof pushes for legalized prostitution across Nevada

Posted at 11:43 PM, Feb 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-25 02:43:48-05

An owner of several brothels in Nevada is making a plea to lawmakers to legalize prostitution statewide.

Bunny Ranch owner Dennis Hof says making prostitution legal would cut down on the criminal sex trade in Las Vegas and would bring an end to child exploitation.

A recent study from Arizona State University shows two thirds of sex trafficking victims in Las Vegas are under the age of 18.

Prostitution is legal in most rural areas in Nevada but not in Clark, Washoe, Douglas and Lincoln counties, along with Carson City.