Pimp Their Sentences, Sez Queens Pol


    As reported by the New York Daily News:

    ALBANY — A state senator from Queens is pushing for longer jail sentences for pimps.

    Sen. Jose Peralta — with the strong backing of Queens District Attorney Richard Brown and women’s advocates — has introduced legislation to reclassify sex trafficking as a violent felony and increase the minimum jail sentence to five years.

    “We have to attack prostitution at all levels,” said Peralta, a Democrat whose district includes a prostitution-laden stretch of Roosevelt Ave.

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    Publication date: 
    Saturday, February 4, 2012 - 12:47