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Backpage has always claimed it doesn’t control sex-related ads. New documents show otherwise.

A contractor for the controversial classifieds website Backpage.com has been aggressively soliciting and creating sex-related ads, despite Backpage’s repeated insistence that it had no role in the content of ads posted on its site, according to a trove of newly … Continue reading

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Daughters for Sale: How Young American Girls Are Being Sold Online

By Gloria Riviera Jackie Jesko SALLY HAWKINS May 25, 2016, 9:56 PM ET http://abcnews.go.com/US/daughters-sale-young-american-girls-sold-online/story?id=39350838 In an old home movie, young Natalie is laughing and running around with a soccer ball. She’s around 12 years old, and she looks at the … Continue reading

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How Do We Eradicate Sex Trafficking?

By Arina Grossu    In the aftermath of the Super Bowl, authorities announced that they rescued 16 minors in the New York City area from sex traffickers. In addition, more than 50 women who were also coerced to work as prostitutes … Continue reading

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20 Beautiful Children

Twas’ 11 days before Christmas, around 9:38 When 20 beautiful children stormed through heaven’s gate. Their smiles were contagious, their laughter filled the air. They could hardly believe all the beauty they saw there. They were filled with such joy, … Continue reading

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Vote Yes on Prop 35 to Stop Human Trafficking in California

Helping you make an informed choice by Sharmin Bock As a prosecutor who has spent over a decade fighting human trafficking, I’ve seen the terrible human toll of sex trafficking in California. Every day, women and children are forced to … Continue reading

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PTA-supported bill helps victims of human trafficking

SACRAMENTO – Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law AB 2040 (Swanson), a California State PTA-supported bill which helps sexually exploited minors make a fresh start. PTA supported the measure as part of the association’s focus on supporting the needs of … Continue reading

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Child sex trafficking in Los Angeles: ‘It happens way too often’

Child sex trafficking in Los Angeles: ‘It happens way too often’ By Susan Abram, Staff Writer, Daily News Posted: 05/05/2012 05:25:57 PM PDT Updated: 05/06/2012 01:13:12 PM PDT He plied her with pot and promises. I’ll give you a car, … Continue reading

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Sacramento sisters plead guilty to pimping girls

The Associated Press Posted:   05/04/2012 02:00:33 PM PDT Updated:   05/04/2012 02:00:33 PM PDT SACRAMENTO, Calif.—Federal prosecutors say a Sacramento family ran a prostitution service for clients looking to have sex with underage girls. Four sisters, their mother and … Continue reading

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Ministry Reaches Out to Mayors to Curb Child Sex Trafficking

by Karla Dial A national organization devoted to stopping child sex trafficking has identified an effective way to thwart the industry — but says it needs the help of everyday citizens to do it. Child sex traffickers have been known … Continue reading

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Hundreds Arrested in Sex Trafficking Sting

The SuperBowl is a money maker, and not just for breweries or gamblers. The football championship is a big time for human trafficking, and each year, pimps will bring in their human merchandise as forced prostitutes for the big game. … Continue reading

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