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Backpage CEO Guilty Plea Portend End to U.S. Sex Trafficking

Statement by Patrick A. Trueman, President & CEO NCOSE Washington, DC – A guilty plea revealed by multiple news sources of Backpage.com CEO Carl Ferrer portends an end to sex trafficking as we know it in America. The U. S. Department of Justice has finally struck at the heart of the world of sex trafficking,…

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Report of NCOSE’s 2017 Efforts to Defend Dignity

To my dear allies and friends in this fight, I want to extend my warmest thanks to you for your generous support of the National Center on Sexual Exploitation in 2017. Your dedication to defending human dignity is a personal inspiration to myself and our team, as we are reminded that so many individuals across…

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Are You With Us? Call on the DOJ to #EnforceTheLaw

Hopefully, by now you’ve heard that Federal law prohibits the distribution of obscene adult pornography.   Why do I care so much about this law? Because if the Department of Justice would have been regularly enforcing obscenity law we would likely not have the ocean of pornography on cable and satellite TV, hotels, motels, retail shops,…

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Action Alert: Ask the DOJ to Enforce the Law

Did you know that existing federal obscenity laws prohibit the distribution of hardcore, obscene pornography on the Internet, on cable/satellite or hotel/motel TV and in sexually oriented businesses or other retail shops? I was once in charge of enforcing these laws for the U. S. Department of Justice and I know how effective they can…

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NCOSE to host National Briefing at U.S. Capitol on Policy Recommendations to Curb Exploitation

ACTION ALERT! Invite your Members of Congress to attend this critical briefing on a range of sexual exploitation issues. Let them know that you want their office to make these issues a priority!   Like never before in this country’s history, America is suffering from systemic sexual exploitation. Sex trafficking, sexual assault, child sexual abuse, pornography and…

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Is Comcast Violating Federal Obscenity Law?

Comcast Corporation is an established telecommunications company that produces various services from cable TV, to High-Speed Internet, and more. Comcast is also a large distributor of hardcore pornography through Xfinity TV. But is Comcast breaking federal law by selling this material? People often assume that hardcore, or obscene, pornography is simply “free speech.” However, as…

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NCOSE’s Position on “Human Trafficking Prevention Act”

The National Center on Sexual Exploitation does not endorse or support the Human Trafficking Prevention Act (HTPA) also called the Children’s Online Filtering Act. It is not that the ideas in the proposed legislation are without merit, but the bill does not appear to be drafted with careful precision. For example, Section 5, titled, “Duty…

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