States Ramp Up Fight Against Human Trafficking
An article in today's Washington Post reports on the flurry of new state laws targeting human trafficking, including dozens of laws to increase criminal penalties against traffickers and provide assistance to victims.
According to the Polaris Project, an anti-trafficking group, more than 40 bills have been enacted this year across the country. This compares to just 8 in 2006.
- Washington Post: State legislatures move to combat human trafficking