Canada's top court strikes down anti-prostitution laws, including ban on brothels

  • by: CHARMAINE NORONHA , Associated Press
  • Updated: December 20, 2013 - 11:06 PM

TORONTO — Canada's highest court struck down the country's anti-prostitution laws Friday, a victory for sex workers who had argued that a ban on brothels and other measures made their profession more dangerous. The ruling drew criticism from the conservative government and religious leaders.

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