The U.S. Congress recently took steps to close the loophole that currently makes it legal for internet businesses like BackPage.com to advertise and sell children for sex. This positive action to amend Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act was met with immediate opposition by Google and other well-funded tech company lobbyists.Here are 6 myths and facts you should be aware of regarding the tech industry’s obstruction of section 230 legislation.
On March 29-30, 2017, the Women’s Foundation of Southwest Florida led a delegation of local women to Tallahassee to participate in the Women’s Day at the State Capitol convened by the Florida Commission on the Status of Women.
Please consider contacting your State Representative and Senator in support of House Bill 665 and Senate Bill 286: Human Trafficking Education in Schools.
The bills would revise the required health education in public schools to include information regarding the dangers and signs of human trafficking; authorizing a student to opt out of a specified portion of the health education under certain circumstances.