“Trafficking bills differ in critical ways” (Baptist Press)

WASHINGTON (BP)–A clash between the Department of Justice and foes of human trafficking over how to address the global problem is on display in the conflicting pieces of legislation they support.

The Department of Justice (DOJ) is backing a Senate bill it says will help in its efforts to protect trafficking victims while prosecuting those behind the trade in sex and labor slaves. Anti-trafficking advocates, meanwhile, are supporting a bill already approved by the House of Representatives that they consider to be superior to the Senate version.

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