Are there any religious voices in Nevada?

Any at all?

That’s my question after reading no shortage of news coverage concerning Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s call Tuesday for the outlawing of legal brothels in his home state’s rural counties.

Here’s the basic story, via the Las Vegas Review-Journal:

CARSON CITY — U.S. Sen. Harry Reid wanted his call to outlaw legal brothels from Nevada’s rural landscape to prompt an “adult conversation” among lawmakers about the state’s notorious sex trade.

But what the Nevada Democrat got was an outcry of opposition from brothel owners and prostitutes looking to protect their livelihood and tepid responses from the legislators he asked to do the legal dirty work of running bordellos out of the state.

The gallery in the Assembly chambers went silent Tuesday when Reid paused for applause after he told lawmakers from both houses that “the time has come for us to outlaw prostitution.”

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