Trafficking Deterrence and Victims Support Act of 2009

Posted by on Feb 18, 2010 in Advocacy | No Comments

We thought you might want to know about the Trafficking Deterrence and Victims Support Act of 2009 that will be appearing before the U.S. Senate.

You can read the bill for yourself by clicking here S. 2925

Please spend the five minutes it will take to read the bill if you are going to contact your senator.
Some talking points to remember as you write them.
* Human Trafficking is the second largest, fastest growing criminal enterprise in the world.
* 100,000 children are at risk for prostitution in the United States.
* 13 is the average age when a child is first prostituted in the United States.
* Sex trafficking is not only as lucrative than selling or trafficking drugs it is less prosecuted therefore less dangerous for the criminals.

Click here to contact your senator.

Be sure to thank them for their time and urge them to support this important legislation.

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