Experts worry QAnon conspiracies are overshadowing fight against child trafficking

SAN DIEGO — Rallying in the center of Santee’s busy shopping district on a recent Saturday, men, women and children waved signs condemning the sexual exploitation of children.“Standing 4 children” read one, and “End human trafficking” another. They received honks of support as drivers passed by.There were other signs, though, that raised fears among some child-victim advocates that their long-standing efforts to fight trafficking are being hijacked and radically politicized by backers of conspiracy theories.The Santee rally included hand-lettered support for “WWG1 WGA,” an abbreviated version …

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