Posts Categorized: Sex Trafficking

The Buyer Beware Act Goes to a Vote in the Senate

July 8, 2019 | No comments | Posted in Sex Trafficking | Tags: , ,

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

Testimony – Buyer Beware Act (Human Trafficking)

February 22, 2019 | No comments | Posted in Sex Trafficking | Tags:

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

Help trafficking victims: Support the Buyer Beware Act

January 10, 2019 | No comments | Posted in Sex Trafficking | Tags:

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Human trafficking is modern-day slavery. Here's another step we can take towards the ultimate goal … Read more

Three notes from Pennsylvania’s End of Legislative Session

October 26, 2018 | No comments | Posted in Disability Rights, Religious Freedom, Sex Trafficking | Tags: ,

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

Find a bus: March for Life 2018

January 4, 2018 | 1 comment | Posted in abortion, Sex Trafficking | Tags: , ,

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.

As indicated, some buses are heading to the Youth Rally happening the day before.… Read more

Wenger on CBS 21: Adult Businesses & Sex Trafficking

June 26, 2015 | No comments | Posted in Sex Trafficking | Tags: , ,

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

List of Co-Sponsors to HB 262 (Helping to end sex trafficking in PA)

June 22, 2015 | 2 comments | Posted in Sex Trafficking | Tags:

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):

BAKER, BLOOM, BISHOP, BENNINGHOFF, V. BROWNRead more

Shine a Light on Sex Trafficking in PA – #StoptheSale

June 17, 2015 | 3 comments | Posted in Sex Trafficking | Tags: , , ,

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

Multiple legislative efforts aim to help end trafficking in Pennsylvania

June 10, 2015 | 1 comment | Posted in Sex Trafficking | Tags: , ,

SB 851: Providing a “safe harbor” for children caught in sex trafficking

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

Sex Trafficking in Pennsylvania?

March 19, 2015 | 3 comments | Posted in Sex Trafficking | Tags: , ,

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