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Behind closed doors, Texas lawmakers strip funding for sex trafficking victims - Raw Story

May 26, 2017, 2:03 pm

Raw Story

Behind closed doors, Texas lawmakers strip funding for sex trafficking victims
Raw Story
In recent private negotiations between the Texas House and Senate about which public programs to fund and how to fund them, state lawmakers opted to kill a $3 million initiative to rehabilitate victims of sex trafficking. That ended hopes from child ...

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How a nun's home is helping girls freed from sex trafficking - Catholic News Agency

May 26, 2017, 9:33 am

Catholic News Agency

How a nun's home is helping girls freed from sex trafficking
Catholic News Agency
Each year in the U.S. alone, some 300,000 minors are victims of sex trafficking. In Louisiana, state estimates indicate that about 40 percent of juvenile victims are being trafficked by their primary care giver: a mother, father, foster parent, uncle ...

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Senate adopts bills to toughen sex-trafficking penalties, stop mileage tax research - The CT Mirror

May 26, 2017, 6:11 am

The CT Mirror

Senate adopts bills to toughen sex-trafficking penalties, stop mileage tax research
The CT Mirror
The Senate unanimously gave final approval early Friday morning to a measure that would widen the definition of human trafficking and toughen the penalties for trafficking and related crimes. The chamber also adopted a measure Thursday to prevent state ...

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Man, 31, charged with sex trafficking at least 3 victims in Anchorage - Alaska Dispatch News

May 26, 2017, 5:12 am

Alaska Dispatch News

Man, 31, charged with sex trafficking at least 3 victims in Anchorage
Alaska Dispatch News
Several of the more serious first-degree sex trafficking charges indicate Daniels caused his alleged victims to engage in prostitution through the use of force; one of the victims is allegedly younger than 20. District Attorney Clint Campion declined ...

Amarillo Man Arrested For Alleged Sex Trafficking In Electra - MyHighPlains

May 26, 2017, 4:00 am

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Amarillo Man Arrested For Alleged Sex Trafficking In Electra
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ELECTRA, Tx - An Amarillo man is jailed in Wichita County for allegedly sex trafficking two teenagers in Electra. On March 9th, 20-year-old Jirehm Lamarr Curtis Junior was arrested on drug charges following a traffic stop. Police say he had three women ...

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