Victory! President Trump Signs Law To Help Human Trafficking Victims

Human trafficking is a global epidemic, and its estimated more than 25 million people are ensnared through forced labor or sex trafficking… including women and children.

And while some think human trafficking only happens overseas, human trafficking takes place in America, in all 50 states.

But President Trump refuses to let the bad guys win, and you’ll be thrilled to know how he’s fighting back.

Now more than ever, victims of human trafficking need support and a voice.

The effects of human trafficking are horrific.

Children are sold, again and again, for a profit.

And while their innocence is exploited, often their mothers are trafficked themselves, and can do nothing to stop the cycle.

The reason human trafficking is so profitable, is the fact crooks learned that unlike drugs which can only be sold once, humans can be sold, again and again.

Tragically, not many people are aware human trafficking even exists, and they aren’t trained on what to look for to spot potential victims.

President Trump has decided enough is enough, and has signed a bold new law which will allocate millions of dollars into the fight, to help stop human trafficking.

WhiteHouse.Gov reported:

“President Trump has signed four bills in recent weeks that demonstrate the bipartisan commitment to end human trafficking…

The President is signing the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (S. 1862) which tightens criteria for whether countries are meeting standards for eliminating trafficking.

The President signed the Abolish Human Trafficking Act in December, which strengthens programs supporting survivors and resources for combating modern slavery.

President Trump signed the Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act, authorizing $430 million to fight sex and labor trafficking.

The President signed the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (S. 1312), establishing new prevention, prosecution, and collaboration initiative to bring human traffickers to justice.”

You see, in order to shut down traffickers, massive financial resources are needed.

It’s not enough to just “talk about” stopping human trafficking.

Thankfully our President agreed he’s had enough of preparators forcing people into human slavery, and his administration has publicly stated their commitment and showed they are serious by allocating significant resources to help save lives.

While nothing can erase the pain and trauma of those affected by human trafficking, President Trump’s commitment to fighting back is encouraging.

Those who were victims of trafficking need support and counseling.

And often, they know where other trafficking rings are located, and they can lead authorities into these spots to help save lives.

It’s horrifying to think millions of people go to sleep tonight as slaves.

From women being lured to the U.S. and promised “freedom” to then have their passport stolen and forced to work illicit “massage” parlors, to children being kidnapped and exploited for financial gain, something must be done.

January was designated as human trafficking awareness month.

Let’s hope next year the statistics will decrease, as more criminals are locked up, and more lives set free.

If you are a victim of human trafficking or suspect human trafficking is taking place in an environment, please call the national human trafficking hotline at 1-888-373-7888.

All calls are confidential, and you just might save a life.

Were you surprised to learn human trafficking takes place in all 50 states right here in America?

What do you think can be done to stop human trafficking?

Tell us your thoughts in the comments below.

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