Posts Tagged ‘ human trafficking ’

Douglass Trafficking Bill Will Help Victims, Punish Traffickers

Apr 26th, 2017 | By

Almost 200 years ago, Frederick Douglass began his astonishing life dedicated to educating others on the horrors of slavery. On Thursday, April 27, 2017, Rep. Chris Smith (NJ-04), Rep. Karen Bass (CA-37), Rep. Ann Wagner (MO-02) and Kenneth B. Morris, Jr., the great-great-great grandson of Frederick Douglass and the Co-Founder & President of the Frederick

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Trey Gowdy Urges Education To Stop Human Trafficking

Apr 11th, 2017 | By

“Those who seek to do evil are often times more creative than those of us who seek to prevent it. … Contrary to some misconceptions, human trafficking does not require smuggling, it doesn’t require you to cross a border, bring people from South or Central America into Southern Texas or California to work. It can happen right here. In fact, it has.” Gowdy said, “It’s here, here in increasing numbers,”



Congressman Smith Exposes Obama’s Minimizing Of Cuban Human Rights Violations

Mar 23rd, 2016 | By

“Cuba is an egregious example of a nation being given an unwarranted passing grade because of other non-human trafficking considerations,” Smith said. “President Obama is there today, hob-nobbing with the very people who are kept in power by the profits of slave labor. The very people who do not have a law against labor trafficking. The very people whose hotels are filled with sex tourists who came to Cuba specifically to sexually exploit minors.



The Cost Of Human Trafficking

Jun 18th, 2015 | By

Human trafficking is a crime that takes many forms, so it can be difficult to quantify or track. Women and children are forced into prostitution, young boys are forced to be soldiers, and migrant workers are exploited and abused. Victims are “hidden” and so much is still unknown about the crime.



Congressman Fights Human Sex Trafficking

Apr 7th, 2015 | By

Human trafficking is a modern form of slavery that occurs around the world. In many cases the victims are vulnerable persons, often poor or disadvantaged, and are drawn in by economic arrangements. Many suffer ruthless sexual abuse. Even if the victims seek to escape, they are often coerced back into slavery.



How To Fight Human Trafficking

Jun 23rd, 2014 | By

Each day, innocent people are being trafficked in Florida, across the U.S. and around the world. It’s hard to imagine slavery like this still exists today, but it does. Fortunately, greater public awareness and improved law-enforcement efforts have helped combat the problem, save countless victims, and bring human traffickers to justice. But there is much more work to be done, at home and abroad.



Senator Rubio Questions State Dept. On Human Slavery In U.S.

May 17th, 2013 | By

Florida Senator Marco Rubio has recently questioned whether the State Department is failing to enforce human trafficking provisions when it comes to foreign officials in the U.S.