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Published September 26, 2013, 03:07 PM

Law enforcement effort to target sex ads hits surprising obstacle

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Top law enforcement officers across the country are pushing Congress for greater authority to go after a booming online industry that hosts ads for child sex traffickers. But they are encountering opposition from an unexpected source — conservative state lawmakers who fear a government clamp down on Internet businesses.

By: DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press, Associated Press

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