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Harris Statement on Senate Passage of SESTA, 2018
"Victims of sex trafficking should be protected and have the ability to seek justice. That's why, from my earliest days as a prosecutor, I've led the fight against Backpage and other sex trafficking platforms. And I am proud to support the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act, which will make it possible for victims and state prosecutors to hold online sex traffickers accountable.
Sex Trafficking Bills Backed By Dem Presidential Contenders Could Cause More Harm Than Good, 2018
Harris, who as California attorney general charged the CEO of Backpage with felony pimping, did not respond to requests for comment, and Gillibrand's office cited the fact that the bill has broad support from sex trafficking advocacy groups, tech groups and faith leaders.
Helped Make Sex Workers' Lives More Dangerous, 2019
Harris long advocated for the shutdown of Backpage-which eventually came to pass on April 6, 2018, when the FBI seized it because of the website's reported connections to child sex trafficking. She gave the opening remarks in a 2017 US Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs hearing (see video), in which she characterized Backpage's business as "clear and pure exploitation for profit" by users who "sit behind their computer committing their crime."
Will 2020 Hopeful Kamala Harris Address Past Hostility to Sex Workers?

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Feminist Current | INTERVIEW: Marian Hatcher sets the record straight on the new U.S. anti-trafficking bill, SESTA-FOSTA, Or Selling sex is selling children, Slavery!

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