H.Res.646 - Expressing the sense of the House that Village Voice Media Holdings, LLC should eliminate the "adult entertainment" section of the classified advertising website Backpage.com.112th Congress (2011-2012)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Turner, Robert L. [R-NY-9] (Introduced 05/07/2012)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||05/18/2012 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.646 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/07/2012)
Expresses support for: (1) law enforcement agency efforts to provide training to law enforcement agents on how to investigate and prosecute cases of sex trafficking and how to identify and rescue trafficking victims; and (2) trafficking victim services provided by the federal, state, and local governments and non-profit and faith-based organizations, including medical, legal, mental health, housing, and other social services.
Calls on Village Voice Media Holdings, LLC to act as a responsible global citizen and immediately eliminate the "adult entertainment" section of the classified advertising website Backpage.com to terminate the website's facilitation of online sex trafficking.