This bill creates defense to prostitution for a person under 18 years of age. Furthermore, it contains provisions for a child to be taken into protective custody by a peace officer, counselor, employee of the Department of Human Services or any other person authorized by the juvenile court of the county in which the child
The Sex Industry, the Abolitionist Movement, and Things that Need to Change (PART 1: It’s Not Them, It’s Us)
While our pursuit of justice is noble, necessary, and exciting to see, my experience has led me to unearth some concerns that I feel need to be addressed by those committed to (and serving within) this movement. If
An analysis of 2013 Sex Trafficking Bill, AB67 reveals failed policy:
1) Too broadly written
If you really care about sex trafficking victims, stop conflating consensual adult sex with child sex slavery.
2) Hidden agenda
If you really want to help victims of sex trafficking, don’t let government agencies and non-profits benefit off their victimization.
3) Unintended consequences
If you really want to stop sex trafficking,