August 4, 2019

News Recap – August 4th, 2019

NC toddler rescued in Texas human-trafficking bust after mom handed child ‘off to a pimp’: police

https://www.foxnews.com/us/north-carolina-toddler-rescued-texas-human-trafficking-mother-pimp-arrested-new-orleans


Missing North Carolina 4-Year-Old Found In Lewisville Home Involved In Human Trafficking

https://dfw.cbslocal.com/video/4137699-missing-north-carolina-4-year-old-found-in-lewisville-home-involved-in-human-trafficking/


American children are in sexual, physical and emotional peril. With kids in cages and trafficked on the street, their vulnerability is our failure.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2019/08/03/child-abuse-jeffrey-epstein-r-kelly-sexual-exploitation-column/1876301001/


Baltimore shelter for sex trafficking victims offers a path out of ‘the Life’

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/baltimore-shelter-for-sex-trafficking-victims-offers-a-path-out-of-the-life/2019/08/03/06597f64-acd9-11e9-bc5c-e73b603e7f38_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.d6b8e4b45099


R. Kelly pleads not guilty to sex trafficking charges – The new federal charges include the singer systematically recruiting girls for sex while on tour

https://www.rappler.com/entertainment/news/236965-r-kelly-pleads-not-guilty-sex-trafficking-charges


FARGO, N.D. – Experts are warning locals about human trafficking, specifically situations that are raising red flags.

https://www.valleynewslive.com/content/news/Human-Trafficking-in-the-Valley–517344811.html


US asylum laws foster child trafficking at southern border, Utah Sen. Mike Lee says

https://www.ksl.com/article/46608875/us-asylum-laws-foster-child-trafficking-at-southern-border-utah-sen-mike-lee-says


Trump administration cuts legal funding for victims of human trafficking – ends federal funds used to help human trafficking victims clear their criminal records.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/crime-law/2019/08/02/trump-administration-cuts-funding-victims-human-trafficking/?utm_term=.127fb239402d


San Antonio police are responding Friday to reports on social media being widely shared that claim human trafficking involving children at two locations.

https://www.kens5.com/article/news/local/police-respond-to-social-media-posts-claiming-human-trafficking-at-ingram-park-mall/273-f03ab089-8cff-4248-81f4-d4c2ce15ecc4


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