Anti-Predator Project

House Sends Human Trafficking Bill to President’s Desk

The house has approved the Senate’s human trafficking bill on Tuesday sending the legislation to President Obama’s desk. The bill was approved in a 420-to-3 vote — intended to increase penalties for perpetrators and support for victims — moved quickly through the House under a procedure that prevents amendments from being added on the floor.

What went largely unnoticed is that some advocates think the legislation falls short, failing to address the roots of trafficking.

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