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Obama administration loosens funding ban for advocates of prostitution, trafficking

June 15, 2010

The Obama administration has loosened a ban on international aid to organizations that support prostitution or sex trafficking, the National Catholic Register reports. Under the new policy, an organization receiving United States funds may have an “affiliated entity” that advocates for prositution and sex trafficking.


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  • Posted by: wolfdavef3415 - Jun. 15, 2010 2:14 PM ET USA Lobbyists, perhaps? I am bothered by this piece of news, and I can't find a rational reason behind the rule change.

  • Posted by: wolfdavef3415 - Jun. 15, 2010 1:21 PM ET USA

    For what possible end? Why? It makes no sense.