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Senator Claire McCaskill Targets Sex Trafficking and Demands Answers from Backpage.com

Senator Claire McCaskill is the senior United States Senator from Missouri. This is a video from November 19, 2015 of her in committee discussing concerns about sex trafficking. McCaskill is questioning Yiota Souras, Senior Vice President and General Counsel of The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. The two discussed Backpage.com. Backpage is an online classified website that, according to McCaskill’s statements, has made money off of people posting victims of human trafficking on its website. The committee did call the CEO of Backpage to testify. He refused to appear.

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