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We Must End Sex Trafficking in the United States

February 27, 2018

Sex trafficking is a crime that involves coercing a person to engage in commercial sex acts. It is the ultimate violation of human rights and really is modern day slavery. Read More

More Progress on the People's Priorities

May 21, 2015

The House has just wrapped up another week of action on the people’s top priorities, passing bills to help fix the problems at the VA, fight human trafficking, and foster more pro-growth innovation. Read More

Republicans & Democrats Come Together to Combat Sex Trafficking

September 22, 2014

Now, another bipartisan agreement is on its way to becoming law. Earlier this year, the House passed Rep. Dave Camp’s Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act (H.R. 4980). Last week, the Senate followed suit. This legislation will help fight child sex trafficking, encourage adoption, and improve the child support system. Read More

Working to Prevent Human Trafficking & Support Its Victims

July 25, 2014

The stories of suffering and pain that follow from these heinous crimes weigh heavily on me, as they do all Americans, and compel us to action. Read More

Speaker Boehner: Human Trafficking a 'Monstrous Crime That Must Be Stopped'

May 20, 2014

We must do all we can to protect the most vulnerable and provide law enforcement with the resources they need to combat human trafficking. Read More

House Republicans Working to Stop Human Trafficking

May 20, 2014

The House will pass several measures aimed at cracking down on human traffickers, boosting resources for law enforcement, supporting victims, and strengthening protections for children. Read More