California’s new “prostitution law” is likely to be the first to go nationwide, and it’s coming as a big surprise to some.
The law, which is set to go into effect on Jan. 1, allows people in California to buy or rent out sex to their own customers.
It’s a big deal for many women, and many are concerned that it could lead to sex trafficking and other problems.
Many women in California are concerned about a possible surge in prostitution.
California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill on Friday that will make it easier for people to legally purchase sex from a customer.
The law goes into effect Jan. 3.
If it goes into place, sex trafficking would be considered a felony, punishable by up to 20 years in prison.
The bill’s passage has drawn protests and outrage from the LGBT community.
“If the bill passes, the first states to legalize prostitution will be the states that are not yet free from human trafficking, which would put California at the top of the list,” said Lillian Castro, the executive director of the Transgender Law Center, which has filed a lawsuit challenging the law.
In response to the new law, the Human Rights Campaign, a national LGBTQ advocacy group, released a statement saying it would fight against any attempt to expand sex trafficking laws in the United States.
“We’re thrilled that California is taking the first step toward ending human trafficking,” said Sarah Warbelow, HRC’s vice president for policy.
“Our clients will no longer be coerced into prostitution or forced to work in prostitution, and the new laws will make California the first state to fully end the practice of human trafficking.”
California has been a hotbed of sex trafficking in recent years.
A recent report by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention found that one in every 10 women who have sex in California is trafficked.
But the new bill has attracted more criticism than support.
Supporters of the bill argue that prostitution is an integral part of the lives of women and girls in California.
One of the main criticisms has been that the new act allows people to rent out their own sex to people they know.
Critics say that it allows people who are not interested in purchasing sex to be charged with a felony.
More: A few years ago, California became the first U.S. state to legalize buying sex from people who knew the person they were buying from.
More: This week, a lawsuit filed by the transgender rights group Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund argued that the law does not go far enough.
The group said that the bill allows people the ability to rent or buy sex out to people who have never met the person, as long as the buyer is at least 21 years old and the sex is consensual.
This legislation does not make it illegal to rent sex out, nor does it allow anyone to sell sex.
It is only legal to rent someone out to someone they know or suspect to be a sex trafficker.
As of Friday, California’s law had a score of critics.
On Tuesday, the California Attorney General’s Office said it would be reviewing the bill.
There were some who thought that the legislation would actually help stop sex trafficking.
And the Transgender Legal DDF said the law will help combat the practice by encouraging women to seek legal assistance for victims.
That could make it harder for some to get the help they need, said Caitlyn Jenner, who is one of the leading proponents of the new legislation.
Some lawmakers have suggested that the problem could be solved with more regulation of the sex trade.
However, others say the problem will still be there and that this bill will only make the problem worse.
Earlier this month, the Associated Press reported that a bill in New York that would legalize buying or renting sex from customers was shot down in the Legislature.
For more on sex trafficking, check out the AP’s story here.