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Backpage.com shuts down. What’s next?

Backpage.com shuts down. What’s next?

Posted by on January 12, 2017 in Uncategorized

Citing pressure from the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, Backpage.com closed the adult section of its website, which offers classified advertising. This is a victory for those of us who want to make it harder for sex buyers to exploit vulnerable people: Sex buyers will face a major disruption in the marketplace. The federal […]

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Major win in the fight against online sex trafficking

Major win in the fight against online sex trafficking

Posted by on October 7, 2016 in Uncategorized

Backpage.com CEO is arrested on several felony pimping charges.

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John Schools: A practical, cost-effective way to reduce demand

John Schools: A practical, cost-effective way to reduce demand

Posted by on October 5, 2016 in Success Stories, Uncategorized

One of the most promising tactics to reducing demand is sending convicted sex buyers to “john schools.”

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Drake’s new hit sends the wrong message

Drake’s new hit sends the wrong message

Posted by on August 25, 2016 in Uncategorized

Drake and DJ Khaled’s latest hit, “For Free,” sends a dangerous message about the commodification of sex.

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Congress and DOJ: A better response to domestic trafficking is needed

Congress and DOJ: A better response to domestic trafficking is needed

Posted by on June 29, 2016 in Uncategorized

The Senate Judiciary Committee held a special hearing for an update on how the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act is being implemented

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Bipartisan call for full implementation of Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act

Bipartisan call for full implementation of Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act

Posted by on May 25, 2016 in Uncategorized

The Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act is a year old. But many in congress say more can be done to ensure it is being used to its full potential.

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