The Village Voice's Backpage.com has garnered substantial negative attention for it's adult section, particularly the facilitation of child sex trafficking. Just last month, Nicolas Kristoff wrote a piece about one young woman who was pimped through Backpage at the age of 16.
And one of the founding members of Prepare New York is doing something about this tragedy. Auburn Seminary is rallying support to end prostitution ads on the site by protesting and testifying at senate hearings.
We applaud Auburn for bringing attention to this disturbing issue.