Several State Legislatures Introduce Human Trafficking Bills in 2013

Human trafficking is one of the fastest growing criminal industries in the world, according to the Polaris Project . In 2013, 170 human trafficking bills were introduced by state legislatures. Of those, 53 were enacted, while 70 are still pending. State Net has prepared a summary of 2013 human trafficking...

State Net Capitol Journal: More States Looking to Offer ‘Safe Harbor’ to Underage Trafficking Victims

By Rich Ehisen Dealing with human trafficking has always been tricky business for lawmakers. States have in recent years been bringing down a variety of hammers, most aimed at the traffickers or the johns who solicit their often-underage victims. But how to best deal with the young girls and boys...