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Deborah Feyerick

CNN’s Anderson Cooper Interviews Village Voice Attorney Liz McDougal

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By: Anderson Cooper, CNN

Another “Keeping Them Honest” report about backpage.com, the leading web site for adult service ads. Now last week, we reported on the growing push to shut down the web site’s adult services section where law officials say underage girls are sold for sex. That was on Friday.

On Monday, U.S. Congressman Robert Turner from New York introduced a House resolution calling for Village Boys Media Holding, which owns backpage.com to shut down the ads immediately. Pressure on the web site has been building for months.

Is Backpage.com Sex Trade Central?

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By: Anderson Cooper, CNN

Backpage.com is accused of being a marketplace for pimps to peddle prostitution and exploit young women. The company says there’s nothing illegal about it, though 51 attorneys general want to shut it down.

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