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Media Virtually Ignoring Women’s March’s Unhinged Position on Backpage Shutdown

Posted on 10 April 2018

<p>Saturday was, as Katie Yoder at NewsBusters noted Tuesday afternoon, a "sad day." That's when the Women's March sprang to the <em>defense</em> of Backpage.com, tweeting that its Friday seizure by the Justice Department <strong>"is an absolute crisis for sex workers."</strong> In that same tweet, the group declared that <strong>"Sex workers rights are women’s rights."</strong> Backpage and seven associated individuals were indicted Monday on charges relating to facilitating prostitution — including <em>child</em> prostitution conducted by human sex traffickers. Thus far, the establishment press has been almost unanimously running cover for the Women's March by ignoring its disgraceful position.</p>