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WA law online sex trafficking law struck down

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SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge has struck down a Washington state law aimed at battling online sex trafficking after an internet advocacy group filed a lawsuit challenging the measure's constitutionality. Judge Ricardo Martinez's order was filed Thursday in Seattle after the state declined to continue arguing in court over Engrossed Senate Bill 6252, which was one of several measures combating online sex trafficking and aimed at online classified site Backpage.com written by lawmakers earlier this year.

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