The online classifieds website Backpage.com filed a lawsuit against the state of Washington Monday. It’s over a bill passed by the legislature this year, which aims to reduce sex trafficking.
Village Voice Media owns the national online classifieds site Backpage.com. The company also owns the Seattle Weekly, and they run their online classifieds through Backpage. Seattle police say they have caught pimps selling underage girls…at Backpage.com.
Now, the company is suing Washington state.