Posts Tagged ‘ sex slavery ’

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 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.