Scott Cunningham

Type: Person
Name: Scott Cunningham
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

How Rhode Island legalizing prostitution made rape and STD infections drop

| Updated: 17:46 EST, 18 July 2014Lawmakers in Rhode Island found a novel way to reduce rape and sexually transmitted diseases when they accidentally decriminalized prostitution.Instances of rape dropped almost by one-third, and gonorrhea infection rates ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

To Harper, a ‘majority’ (on sex) is not always a majority (on marijuana)

“I think that our consultations certainly indicate majority support for the actions we are taking,” Prime Minister Stephen Harper said of the government’s Protecting Communities and Exploited Persons Act – their anti-sex-work legislation.While it’s been ... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 3 reports

When Rhode Island accidentally legalized prostitution, rape decreased sharply

The number of rapes reported in Rhode Island over time is compared that in to three similar states. The red line marks the de facto decriminalization of prostitution. (NBER) For decades, few people noticed that legislators in Providence had deleted ... [Published Ezra Klein - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 2 reports

Decriminalizing Prostitution In Rhode Island Leads To Fewer Rapes And Gonorrhea Cases

Due to a change to the state law related to street solicitation in 1980 that accidently made prostitution a legal act in Rhode Island as long as it was being performed indoors, economists Scott Cunningham from Baylor University and Manisha Shah from the ... [Published Medical Daily - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

It's Hard Out There for a Pimp...in the Digital Age

Pimpin' ain't easy—especially in the Internet age.While the Web has revolutionized all sorts of industries over the last 20 years, its effect on the world of prostitution has been especially dramatic. Street walkers and their handlers are still around, ... [Published The Fiscal Times - Jul 15 2014]
Entities: Sex, Scott Cunningham, PIMP
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 3 reports

Economists say R.I.’s loophole for indoor prostitution proved a plus for public health

Rhode Island lawmakers may be surprised to learn that the loophole in a state law that effectively decriminalized indoor prostitution is being credited with reducing rapes and gonorrhea.In a new analysis published by the National Bureau of Economic research ... [Published Providence Journal - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Google Exec’s Death Highlights Silicon Valley Booming Prostitution Industry

Silicon Valley has always been the epicenter of technology, which has attracted some of the world’s most brilliant minds in one place to develop some of the most technologically advanced gadgets of our times. However, this week Silicon Valley has been ... [Published Inquisitr - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

City workers train to handle active shooter situation

Waukee city workers learned how to protect themselves during an active shooter exercise Friday.Experts said the workplace is the most likely target for a gunman like what happened at Seibert Trucking in Des Moines two years ago. Police found two men shot ... [Published KCCI - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Camp counselor, 17, persuades boy, 12, to send him naked photo, gets four years in prison

A 17-year-old camp counselor who was accused of sending naked photos of himself and a video of himself masturbating to a 12-year-old boy he met at camp was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison.Cody Scott Cunningham, who is now 18, also must register ... [Published Oregonian - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

‘Well Lotto Winners: Week 70

The seventieth draw of the re-launched 'Well Lotto took place at Fir Park this afternoon. Hospitality Voucher: Robin Stark ( South Stand P 25 )£75: Aileen Roberts ( South Stand W 30 )£50: D Watson ( South Stand C 31 )£25: Scott Cunningham ( Davie Cooper ... [Published Noodls - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

One Fatality Reported in Tuesday Ellington Avenue Fire

One person died Tuesday in a garage fire at 110 Ellington Ave., according to Scott Cunningham, fire inspector with the .Cunningham said the dispatcher received a 911 call at 10:13 p.m. Tuesday, and the responded to the fire, located in a single bay detached ... [Published Ellington Somers Patch - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Court News: June 20-24

Clay County CourthouseThe following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse June 20-24:Circuit CourtCivil CollectionsCapital One Bank vs. Jeannie K. JukesDomestic RelationsTanya R. Reynolds vs. Andrew T. ReynoldsSuperior CourtState Criminal ... [Published Brazil Times - Jun 25 2014]

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..."The human costs are so big, if this is in fact a very real causal effect," Cunningham said. "i think we have convinced ourselves that we have done everything we can do rule out alternative explanations."

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Punishing Prostitution Clients Is Not a Feminis... [Published REASON Online - Jul 20 2014]
What the Swedish Model Gets Wrong About Prostit... [Published Time - Jul 19 2014]
What the Swedish Model Gets Wrong About Prostit... [Published TIME.com - Jul 19 2014]
How Rhode Island legalizing prostitution made r... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 18 2014]
To Harper, a ‘majority’ (on sex) is not always ... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 18 2014]
Transformers: fraud bots in disguise [Published Media Tel - Jul 18 2014]
The 7 Greatest NBA Offenses of All Time [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 17 2014]
When Rhode Island accidentally legalized prosti... [Published Ezra Klein - Jul 17 2014]
That Time Rhode Island Accidentally Decriminali... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Jul 17 2014]
That Time Rhode Island Accidentally Decriminali... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jul 17 2014]
Once upon our times: YMCA building [Published Waynesboro Record Herald - Jul 16 2014]
It's Hard Out There for a Pimp...in the Digital... [Published The Fiscal Times - Jul 15 2014]
Decriminalizing Prostitution In Rhode Island Le... [Published Medical Daily - Jul 15 2014]
Erin Andrews Opens Up About New 'Dream Job' [Published ABC News - Jul 15 2014]
Study: Rhode Island accidentally decriminalized... [Published VOX.com - Jul 15 2014]
Study: Rhode Island's accidental experiment wit... [Published The Week Magazine - Jul 15 2014]
Economists say R.I.’s loophole for indoor prost... [Published Providence Journal - Jul 14 2014]
Researchers: Decriminalized Prostitution in Rho... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Jul 14 2014]
In the Papers: Prison, Prostitution and Unhappy... [Published FiveThirtyEight - Jul 14 2014]
Decriminalizing indoor prostitution [Published Marginal Revolution - Jul 14 2014]
Google Exec’s Death Highlights Silicon Valley B... [Published Inquisitr - Jul 12 2014]
City workers train to handle active shooter sit... [Published KCCI - Jul 11 2014]
The Daily Fix: Sex in Silicon Valley, HIV Cure ... [Published TakePart - Jul 11 2014]
Waukee City Workers get Active Shooter Training [Published WHO-TV - Jul 11 2014]
Quoted: on sex and Silicon Valley, prostitutes ... [Published SiliconValley.com - Jul 11 2014]
Camp counselor, 17, persuades boy, 12, to send ... [Published Oregonian - Jul 09 2014]
‘Well Lotto Winners: Week 70 [Published Noodls - Jul 06 2014]
People in Business for July 6, 2014 [Published The Advocate - Jul 06 2014]
People in Business, July 4, 2014 [Published New Orleans CityBusiness - Jul 02 2014]
Interbulk Group PLC : Directorate Change [Published Investegate - Jul 01 2014]
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What the Swedish Model Gets Wrong About Prostit... [Published TIME.com - Jul 19 2014]
Prostitution is known as the “world’s oldest profession,” and whether it should be criminalized – or not – is one of the oldest debates among social reformers. Today, a growing consensus around the world claims the sex trade perpetuates male violence ...
The 7 Greatest NBA Offenses of All Time [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 17 2014]
Tim Zielenbach/AFP/Getty Images Defense might win championships, but the real joy of basketball comes at the offensive end of the court. NBA fans were reminded of this last year, when Miami was in the midst of their epic 27 win streak, and they were ...
When Rhode Island accidentally legalized prosti... [Published Ezra Klein - Jul 17 2014]
The number of rapes reported in Rhode Island over time is compared that in to three similar states. The red line marks the de facto decriminalization of prostitution. (NBER) For decades, few people noticed that legislators in Providence had deleted ...
That Time Rhode Island Accidentally Decriminali... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jul 17 2014]
Ben Leubsdorf flags a study showing what happened: A loophole in Rhode Island law that effectively decriminalized indoor prostitution in 2003 also led to significant decreases in rape and gonorrhea in the state, according to a new analysis published ...
Researchers: Decriminalized Prostitution in Rho... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Jul 14 2014]
A loophole in Rhode Island law that effectively decriminalized indoor prostitution in 2003 also led to significant decreases in rape and gonorrhea in the state, according to a new analysis published by the National Bureau of Economic Research . “The ...
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