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The Spectrum: Pornography and Human Trafficking

The Just Jesus. Adventist Campus Ministries featured a speaker on the link between pornography and human sex trafficking at the McGovern Event Center Nov. 16. Haley Halverson, vice president of Advocacy and Outreach for the National Center on Sexual Exploitation in Washington D.C., offered students and community members a new perspective on the subject.  “I’m not […]

Issue: Sex Trafficking

Daily News: Youth learn safe Internet use

Conventional wisdom states that people learn what they see. Additionally, impressionable people like youth are greatly influenced by peers. Now here’s the break from conventional wisdom — peer pressure is actually proving to be a reasonable means for ensuring safe Internet use and respect for all students. That’s according to Circle of Nations School in […]

Daily News

Issue: Pornography Harms

Daily News: Link hard to ignore in illicit industries

It’s been called a crime of the shadows. More information continues to be available, but the public often isn’t ready to comprehend or talk openly. Despite this, residents from as near as Fargo are calling it a real issue in their city. The issue is human trafficking, in particular sex trafficking. Sex trafficking is most […]

Daily News

Issue: Pornography Harms

Valley News: Why more women are coming forward to speak about their sexual harassment experiences

Sexual harassment has been a topic of discussion for some time now with the newest allegations being against Republican U.S. Senate Candidate, Roy Moore. Haley Halverson, the Vice President of Advocacy and Outreach at the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, says that many women are feeling empowered to step forward. However, she does have a […]

Haley Halverson on Point of View Valley News

WFB: Wyden Tries to Stop Momentum Behind Bipartisan Sex-Trafficking Bill

Sen. Ron Wyden (D., Ore.) is trying to put the brakes on a bipartisan anti-sex trafficking bill that is picking up steam and appears headed for all but certain Senate passage early next year. The bill, which the Commerce Committee unanimously passed this week, would allow families of victims of sex-trafficking, as well as states, […]

Washington Free Beacon

CNET: Senate committee passes bill to stop online sex trafficking

The US Senate Commerce Committee voted unanimously Wednesday to pass legislation that could curb online sex trafficking. The legislation would amend a section of the Communications Decency Act by including the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act, S. 1693. The idea of the new act is to better empower state law enforcement officials to go after websites that […]

2017 Dirty Dozen: Backpage.com

Multichannel News: Senate Commerce OKs Bill Targeting Online Sex Trafficking

The Senate Commerce Committee has unanimously approved the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act, referring it to the full Senate for a vote after an amendment was hammered out that was supported by legislators and the computer industry. The bipartisan bill, which was introduced last month, would update the Communications Decency Act to clarify that Section […]

2017 Dirty Dozen: Backpage.com

Amend the CDA, there is no change more urgent to fight sex trafficking

Today the Senate Commerce Committee voted unanimously in support of the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act (S. 1693). This legislation would amend Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA) to protect victims of online sex trafficking and empower state law enforcement officials. The National Center on Sexual Exploitation applauds the action of the Commerce Committee […]

Senate Commerce Committee SESTA Markup

2017 Dirty Dozen: Backpage.com

Senate Committee Unanimously Passes Bill to Stop Online Sex Trafficking

Washington, DC – Today the Senate Commerce Committee voted unanimously in support of the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act (S. 1693). This legislation would amend Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA) to protect victims of online sex trafficking and empower state law enforcement officials. The National Center on Sexual Exploitation applauds the action of the […]

Action Alert: Will Your Senator Help Fight Online Sex Trafficking?

As you may know, sex trafficking has moved online. But our laws haven’t kept up. In fact, federal law (Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act) gives broad immunity to websites that facilitate sex trafficking. Even websites like Backpage.com (a company on NCOSE’s Dirty Dozen List) that earn most of their profits from sex trafficking […]

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2017 Dirty Dozen: Backpage.com

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