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Backpage.com asks state Supreme Court to throw out lawsuit on child-sex trafficking

People opposed to child-sex trafficking rally outside the Washington state Supreme Court on Tuesday in Olympia. The court was hearing a case filed by three young girls who were sold as prostitutes on the website Backpage.com. The three victims say the website helps promote the exploitation of children.

RACHEL LA CORTE / AP

People opposed to child-sex trafficking rally outside the Washington state Supreme Court on Tuesday in Olympia. The court was hearing a case filed by three young girls who were sold as prostitutes on the website Backpage.com. The three victims say the website helps promote the exploitation of children.

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