What They’re Saying About the “Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act” Hearing

Sex Trafficking has moved from “street to smart phone” bringing “ruthless efficiency” and massive profits to the pimping of teenagers and children.  This legislation is narrowly constructed to hold sites like Backpage.com accountable.  Portman’s bill would allow sex trafficking victims to sue websites that knowingly allow sex trafficking on their site.  Major tech companies including Google have aggressively lobbied against the bill, arguing that its language is overly broad and would undermine free speech online.  Read the article here, and write your congressmen to support this bill to hold sites like Backpage accountable.  9/20/17