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Should this brothel owner been elected to county office?
by momdoes
November 19, 2012 at 2:37 PM

Brothel Owner Elected To County Commissioner's Post

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RENO, Nev. (November 19, 2012)-Lance Gilman, the owner of a Nevada brothel recently elected as a county commissioner, says he faced few objections during his campaign.

Gilman told The Associated Press that to many voters in Storey County his Mustang Ranch is just a business and a prosperous one at that.

Gilman, 68, describes himself as a "dye-in-the-wool Republican who loves American values.

Nevada historian Guy Rocha says Gilman is the first such owner to win election to public office in Nevada since prostitution was legalized here in 1971.

Today, some two-dozen brothels legally operate in 10 of Nevada's 17 counties.

Prostitution is illegal in the counties that include Las Vegas and Reno, the state's population centers.


  • mommytoeandb
    November 19, 2012 at 2:38 PM

    Why not?

  • Piskie
    by Piskie
    November 19, 2012 at 2:39 PM
    So, he owns a legal business...

    What's the problem?
  • mrsjksimmons
    November 19, 2012 at 2:42 PM

    Yes. Selling sex isn't bad. Sex is a natural act. Also, why should the fact that he provides a service keep him from serving in an elected position?

  • jillianmayasmom
    November 19, 2012 at 2:44 PM

    Quoting Piskie:

    So, he owns a legal business...

    What's the problem?

  • militarywife09
    November 19, 2012 at 2:45 PM
    That's what I was thinking.

    Quoting Piskie:

    So, he owns a legal business...

    What's the problem?

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