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Top 10 Stories: Matt Shea, Prostitution Stings, and Initiatives

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Thursday Jolt: Citizens United, Prostitution, and Abortion

A survey of this week's action and nonaction in the state legislature

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Kristof: "A Bit Surprised" Village Voice Media Denies Role in Sex Trafficking

NYT columnist Nick Kristof says he's disappointed and surprised at Village Voice Media's response to his op/ed on child sex trafficking.

03/26/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

News

State Could Hit Johns With Heftier Fines

State could increase fines for johns caught in prostitution busts.

01/17/2012 By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee

News

Charges: Backpage Pimp Forced Woman On Cross-Country Prostitution Trip

Backpage pimp facing human trafficking charges.

11/17/2011 By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee

News

Cops Raid Lake City Massage Parlor

Cops raid Lake City massage parlor in prostitution investigation

10/14/2011 By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee

News

Prosecutors: Violent Pimp Coerced Woman Into Prostitution On Backpage

Prosecutors have filed charges against another man for pimping out a woman on Backpage.com

10/06/2011 By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee

News

KC Prosecutors: Using Backpage.com, Pimp Forced Woman Into Prostitution

Court records say gang member beat woman, forced her into prostitution on Backpage.com.

10/03/2011 By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee

News

John Slashes Prostitute In the Central District, UW Students Robbed, And Gym Creepiness

John slashes prostitute in the Central District, UW students warned about robbery, and police arrest a man for making creepy comments to a 12-year-old at a gym.

09/22/2011 By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee

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Burgess's Solution To the Backpage.com Problem

Tim Burgess thinks he has a solution to Backpage.com's juvenile prostitution problem.

09/12/2011 By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee

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Vanity Fair: The Sex Trafficking of American Girls

Vanity Fair: A disturbing look at sex trafficking of US girls.

05/30/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

Opinion

Dear Johns

04/27/2010 By Josh Feit