white-slave traffic


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white-slave traffic:

see prostitutionprostitution,
act of granting sexual access for payment. Although most commonly conducted by females for males, it may be performed by females or males for either females or males.
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The "immoral purpose" provisions of the 1907 Immigration Act and the 1910 White-Slave Traffic Act conjured into being the genus of illicit sex through laws that directly linked intimate behavior and citizenship insofar as they regulated people's movement across borders.
Thus, I argue that lawmakers and judges tried to check these dangers of the marriage cure through legislation, such as the White-Slave Traffic Act and later amendments to the 1907 Immigration Act.
The Dillingham Commission's analysis of the dangers of white-slave traffic already gestured at this more complicated relationship between marriage and immoral sex.