Bill 23-0318 (a.k.a. The Community Safety and Health Amendment Act of 2019) would amend existing D.C. statutes to fully decriminalize prostitution.
"Mistake of age" defenses incentivize buyers not to ask the age of the person they are purchasing and emboldens them to risk buying sex from minors.
Centralized DoH will make it harder to identify illegal content normally blocked by ISPs. This could disrupt safety filters and grow online child sex abuse.
Child sexual abuse images are illegal. Pornography is illegal. Their exploitation is demonstrably and inextricably intertwined. Yet most turn a blind eye.
Don’t let the lofty sounding title of this bill fool you.
We have an exciting update from the National Center on Sexual Exploitation's recent meeting with top executives from Comcast, here in Washington DC.
After 10,397 emails were sent to Netflix, they took a step forward!
FOSTA targets specific, illegal online activities – not constitutionally protected speech. It was and is a major victory in fighting online sex trafficking.
While companies promoting "sugaring" try to project themselves as being another type of dating site, the realities of "sugar dating" are often dangerous.
In 2000 the Dutch lifted the ban of brothel-keeping and by doing so they legalized prostitution.
Since WRAP week started in 1987, thousands have participated in tackling the many societal harms of pornography. #WRAPWeek 2019 runs from Oct 28-Nov 3.
Technology, child development, sexual exploitation, and law enforcement experts are alarmed by the rollout of DoH changes without sufficient subject matter consultation.