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Definition of Human Trafficking

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    October 26, 2015
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Human trafficking and human smuggling are different crimes.  Some people can get trapped in slavery without crossing a border. . .

US federal law in 2000, gave this definition of trafficking: “the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for labor or services, through the use of force, fraud, or coercion for the purpose of subjection to involuntary servitude, peonage, debt bondage, or slavery.” Take note that this definition applies also to sex trafficking and forced labor.  Coercion and force and fraud all can play major roles in trapping victims.

 

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Joshua McBeth
Joshua McBeth
2 years ago

we need a federal constitution amendment against human trafficking including strip clubs and prostitution

Joshua McBeth
Joshua McBeth
2 years ago

We Need a FEDERAL CONSTITUTION ADMENDMENT against human trafficking that is sex slavery including strip club

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