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House passes Paulsen’s anti-trafficking legislation

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“These provisions will now give law enforcement more critical tools to combat this horrific crime and also allow the victims to get the services they need,” said Rep. Erik Paulsen.

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Comments (3)

  1. Submitted by Rosalind Kohls on 01/27/2015 - 03:03 pm.

    human trafficking

    The best way to combat human trafficking is to publish or broadcast the names and addresses of all those convicted of participating. This would include the names of the johns, as well as the pimps and prostitutes 18 years or older. If there are fewer customers the pimps and prostitutes can’t make money. As a result, there will be less human trafficking.

  2. Submitted by jason myron on 01/27/2015 - 03:43 pm.

    The prostitutes are the ones being trafficked

    Nice to know that you would like to demonize them as well.

    • Submitted by Steve Hoffman on 01/28/2015 - 02:17 pm.

      Not really

      Well, not “nice” to know that people want to demonize them, but sadly pertinent. I’m guessing that people who feel that way would have supported the original Dred Scott decision.

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