The NCAA has taken a useful step against sexual violence on campus by requiring coaches and athletes to complete a course each year on its prevention. But there’s a glaring omission: the new policy makes no mention of prostitution, a notorious form of sexual abuse.
Members of Congress are writing smarter laws that address the problem at its roots
New study of sex buyers in Minnesota
We are thankful to Senators Rob Portman (R-OH), Claire McCaskill (D-MO), and Tom Carper (D-RI) for their leadership in the exhaustive investigation of Backpage.com’s role in facilitating online sex trafficking, and their clarion call for the Department of Justice to proceed with a criminal investigation.
The Tribune Star published this letter to the editor by Alex Trouteaud, our director of public policy and research, on July 12, 2017.
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