Photoshopped image depicting U.S. Senator Ron Wyden in a dirtpile in front of a bulldozer being driven by Frankenstein. (Really.)

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden pretty much threw himself in front of the proposed Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA) on Wednesday, offering a lonely but impassioned speech on the Senate floor in opposition to the legislation, which seeks to make online adult…

Photoshopped image of a black-and-white clip from Frankenstein (1931) depicting Colin Clive and Boris Karloff with a color image of a pay phone prominently placed in the background

Senator Ron Wyden is taking a page from Mel Brooks’s 1974 comedy classic Young Frankenstein in a bid to alter the disastrous Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA) — a.k.a. the “Frankenstein bill” — which is galumphing toward a vote…

grainy black-and-white image of "Dr. Frankenstein and His Creature," an exhibit at Movieland Wax Museum in Niagara Falls, Canada

The Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA), which detractors have dubbed the “Frankenstein bill,” just lurched one step closer to passage by the U.S. Senate. On Wednesday, Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell moved to limit debate on the controversial anti-sex-trafficking measure,…

black-and-white photo of a windup toy that resembles a Frankenstein monster

The U.S. House on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a poorly conceived bill to combat sex trafficking, notwithstanding an 11th-hour letter from the Department of Justice declaring that the legislation is “unconstitutional.” Dubbed the “Frankenstein bill” by its critics, H.R. 1865, the Fight Online…

YouTube screenshot of Virginia congressman Bob Goodlatte in suit and tie, presiding over a December 12, 2017, House Judiciary Committee meeting to amend a bill intended to combat sex trafficking

Rep. Bob Goodlatte, the Republican chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, took aim Tuesday at the world’s oldest profession, adding yet another legislative proposal to address a problem that is largely overhyped: online sex trafficking. Goodlatte’s remarks came during…