Just about everyone would say they're against sex trafficking, and people are often sympathetic when they hear about girls in foreign countries who are kidnapped and forced into prostitution. So why is it that Americans tend to condemn teenage prostitutes in our own country?
The Village Voice Media-owned City Pages has published a 3,000-word cover story debunking recent numbers showing a rise in child sex trafficking online. While it's quite damning to the group that put together the "study," the company is hardly an impartial actor here: Its Backpage.com has long been the target of…
The group that helped kick "erotic services" off Craigslist is now going after Village Voice Media's Backpage.com for hosting child sex-trafficking ad — and they want a crackdown before the Super Bowl, traditionally sex trafficking's biggest weekend.