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BISNOW: 3 NorCal Hotels Named In Sex Trafficking Lawsuit

Originally published at BISNOW By Dean Boerner The lawsuit alleges that the plaintiff, referred to in the lawsuit as B.M., was 16, and “pimped at the three hotel chains, repeatedly and over a long period of time,” National Center on Sexual Exploitation General Counsel Benjamin Bull said. The center is a New York-based nonprofit acting as co-counsel…

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National Review: The Case for Wielding Obscenity Laws Against Online Pornography

Originally published at National Review By Zachary Evans In the midst of a debate among conservatives about whether, and to what extent, the government should curtail online pornography, Professor Robert P. George of Princeton [in January 2020] urged the Justice Department and U.S. Attorney General William Barr to enforce existing obscenity laws as a means…

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BuzzFeed News: A Group Of Women Sued Girls Do Porn For Coercing Them Into Doing Videos. Now They Own All The Rights.

Originally published at BuzzFeed News By Brianna Sacks Lured to San Diego by online ads seeking models for photo shoots, nearly two dozen women say they were pressured to sign dense contracts in hotel rooms where they were given drugs and alcohol and pushed into doing porn. A short time later, that footage was posted…

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Townhall: Pornography Creates a Vicious Cycle of Abuse, Trafficking, and Abortion. It Needs to Be Regulated.

Originally published at Townhall.com By Ryan Neuhaus Matt Walsh of the Daily Wire recently published a piece citing the need to involve government intervention in the fight against hardcore pornography. The counterargument to his assertion is that it’s a problem for parents to handle, not government, and that pornography is protected under the First Amendment as a…

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One News Now: Trafficking market restrained for now

Originally published at OneNewsNow.com By Charlie Butts Despite the Council of the District of Columbia’s latest lack of action, an advocate against sexual exploitation says the legalization of trafficking women and children is an effort that hasn’t died. The council was considering a measure to decriminalize trafficking, but Charles Allen, who is chair of the…

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Fox News: Instagram is ‘predators’ paradise,’ human rights groups claim

Original published on Fox News By Christopher Carbone A group of international anti-sexual exploitation organizations on Wednesday blasted Instagram as a “predators’ paradise” as a part of a campaign to call out abusive behaviors on the popular photo platform. “It’s time to #WakeUpInstagram, and stop a predators’ paradise from flourishing. Instagram needs to prioritize the…

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TV Globo – Travel, Allowance, and Sex: Understanding the World of ‘Sugar Babies’

Haley Halverson, vice president of advocacy and outreach at the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, appeared on the TV Globo news program, Fantastico, to talk about the dangers of sugar dating. [Read/See Here]

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Anti-sex trafficking organizations release video targeting Nevada’s legal industry

Originally published in The Nevada Independent By Jackie Valley The National Center on Sexual Exploitation has released a video attacking — and calling for an end to — Nevada’s decades-old legal prostitution industry. The two-minute video features women who say they were held hostage, sold for sex or trafficked as children in Nevada, where brothels are legal in…

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KSL: Grassroots campaign to help protect kids from porn on social media

By Dan Rascon, KSL TV | Posted – Mar 26th, 2019 @ 9:28pm Excerpt from: https://www.ksl.com/article/46518982/grassroots-campaign-to-help-protect-kids-from-porn-on-social-media SALT LAKE CITY — A grassroots campaign is going after social media giants Instagram and Snapchat, saying it’s time to police their rating system of 12+, because teens have too easy access to porn. The campaign will be rolled out…

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KNPR: Nevada Sells Sex But Does That Make It Worse For Women?

Lisa L. Thompson, our VP of Policy and Research, recently appeared on Nevada Public Radio to debate whether Nevada’s legal brothels promote sexual exploitation (obviously yes!). Katy Hartley from Awaken Reno also joined Lisa in arguing against these brothels. Overall, Lisa and Katy had the opposition on their toes and did a great job arguing against…

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Will Nevada’s Female-Led Legislature Choose to Reform Its Legal System of Sexual Exploitation?

The following is an op-ed originally published by CarsonNow.org It’s big news: female lawmakers now hold 32 of the Nevada state legislature’s 63 seats. Thus, Nevada has the distinction of being the first state in the country to seat a female majority to its legislative assembly. But, that this momentous occasion has transpired first in…

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‘Honestly, it terrifies me’ Teen-related apps may actually contain X-rated material

The following is an article originally published by KUTV – Salt Lake City SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — Parents beware: teen-rated apps may not be what you think. What may be rated for 12- or 13-year-old users may actually contain X-rated material. “Honestly it terrifies me,” said Melissa McKay, a Salt Lake County mother of five…

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