Democrats Introduce Bill To Study Impact of Sex Trafficking Law (The Hill, December 17, 2019)
Congressman Ro Khanna (D-CA) , who was one of only 25 votes opposing FOSTA/SESTA (SESTA) in 2018, has announced a bill to study this new federal law. The bill, which would cause the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study SESTA’s harmful effects, would “establish the risks sex workers face on a day to day basis: the…Continue reading Bill To Study SESTA’s Harms To Be Introduced in Congress
Earlier this year, DSW filed an amicus brief in support of the lawsuit brought against the U.S. government by the Woodhull Freedom Foundation (WFF), Human Rights Watch, The Internet Archive, and two other plaintiffs in reaction to the terrible federal law known as the “Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act” (FOSTA). FOSTA chills speech and harms sex…Continue reading DSW Supports the Fight Against FOSTA in U.S. Court of Appeals
Next month, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear the appeal of Woodhull Freedom Foundation et al v. The United States of America, a case that seeks to challenge the constitutionality of the Fighting Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA). FOSTA modified the Communications Decency Act Section 230 to permit civil and criminal suits against…Continue reading DSW Supports the Continued Legal Fight Against FOSTA/SESTA
FOSTA’s First Test Targets Cloud Company Used by Backpage (Reason Round Up, March 28, 2019)
DSW teamed up with Alex Andrews from SWOP Behind Bars, Dan Savage, Larry Walters and River del Lano from Uncaged Love to discuss the dangerous implications of SESTA/FOSTA at a panel at SXSW in Austin. SESTA/FOSTA was the federal bill signed into law on April 11, 2018, which shut down services sex workers used to…Continue reading DSW & allies hold SESTA/FOSTA panel at SXSW
Decriminalize Sex Work www.DecriminalizeSex.Work Contact Kaytlin Bailey, Director of Communications email@example.com (919) 649-7725 (cell) NEW YORK, NY ***EMBARGOED UNTIL 5:00 p.m. ET on SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 3*** Prostitution Advocacy Group Launches National Campaign to Decriminalize Sex Work In response to the new federal law that resulted in widespread censorship of websites that include sexual content, a…Continue reading Prostitution Advocacy Group Launches National Campaign To Decriminalize Sex Work
Has the Sex-Trafficking Law Eliminated 90 Percent of Sex-Trafficking? (The Washington Post, August 20, 2018) Much of the information used by Rep. Ann Wagner when advocating for FOSTA/SESTA bills was incorrect and misleading.