December 22, 2012
Lawmakers said that website, Backpage.com, ends up promoting child sex trafficking in the United States. . . .
“As news reports of pimps and traffickers using Backpage.com to advertise sexual services by minors continue to increase, we cannot leave our children defenseless,” Kirk said. “The profit-first mentality at Village Voice Media, which prioritizes the rights of pimps, not children, must end.”
Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) co-sponsored the measure.
Won’t they think of the children?