First , I don’t want this to be construed as a defense of PP. Indeed I think they are in the business of murder for hire and are no better than Tony Soprano. In fact, their “hit” count is much higher than the mob’s. But let me suggest that the reason why prostitution significantly increases AIDS transmission is because it is illegal. There is no way to use advertising to promot your safety record, no health inspections, etc. Just like the transmission of AIDS through infected needles is due to drug prohibition, transmission of aids through purchased sex is increased by the criminalization of prostitution. All that said, I too am against the president’s AIDS initiative, but, of course, I am against all such coercive wealth transfers, especially those tax funds that go to Planned Parenthood.