Posts Categorized: Sex Trafficking
On June 11th, Senate Bill 60, The Buyer Beware Act: Combating Human Trafficking in Pennsylvania, passed out of the Senate Judiciary Committee thanks, in large part, to the support of the prime sponsor, Senator Kristin Philips-Hill (R-York). Not only … Read more
On Friday, February 22, Tom Shaheen, Vice President for Policy for Pennsylvania Family Institute, was part of a roundtable discussion this morning (Friday, February 22nd) to discuss the topic of human trafficking, centered on Rep. Seth Grove’s Buyer Beware Act … Read more
Human trafficking is modern-day slavery. It’s an evil business, one that largely operates underground. Its victims are real and have to live with the dire consequences. And it happens right here in Pennsylvania – in our cities, in our small towns and on our … Read more
Pennsylvania’s 2017-2018 legislative session has come to a close. Here are three notes on legislative items we were following:Pennsylvania becomes a Safe Harbor State.
Senate Bill 554 passed unanimously and will now provide specialized services to victims of sex … Read more
If you are interested in riding a bus to the March for Life Friday, January 19th, please contact the local bus captain for more specific information.
The top story on CBS 21 last night was HB 262 – a bill that would help end sex trafficking in Pennsylvania. Here’s the story:
Attorney Randall Wenger: “Adult businesses can be a place to find sex trafficking. That’s been … Read more
Here is the list of State Representatives that have shown their support for helping to end sex trafficking in Pennsylvania by c-sponsoring HB 262 (78 total sponsors as of 6/22/15):
If you could save a girl from being trafficked in Pennsylvania, would you do it?
I trust your answer is yes. So now the bigger question: How?
First, consider the following:There were 81 reported cases of sex trafficking in… Read more
Earlier this week, state Senator Stewart Greenleaf (R) and Daylin Leach (D) announced at a press conference that they are introducing a “Safe Harbor” bill (Senate Bill 851), … Read more
Is sex trafficking a problem in Pennsylvania? You tell me:Five Chambersburg men charged in sex trafficking ring: “Albert E. “Pipo” Martinez, 34, Chambersburg, is facing new charges after already being indicted on Jan. 15 on similar sex trafficking charges,… Read more