FBI honors Asheville nonprofit founder

Emily Fitchpatrick and On Eagles Wings Ministry in Asheville received recognition for their support extended to teen victims of sex trafficking.

Full story: http://www.citizen-times.com/article/20121102/NEWS/311020020/FBI-honors-founder-Asheville-nonprofit?odyssey=tab%7Ctopnews%7Ctext%7CFrontpage&nclick_check=1

Proposition 35, an effort to increase prison sentences and fines for human traffickers, has passed.

“Proponents drafted it to make sex trafficking of a minor with force or fraud punishable with up to a life term in prison. They wanted to increase the fine for the offense to as much as $1.5 million from a maximum of $100,000, and to expand the definition of human trafficking to include creation and distribution of child pornography.”

Full story: http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/california-politics/2012/11/proposition-35-address-human-trafficking.html

Sex trafficking of children: Las Vegas’ deep, dark secret

“Prostitution is illegal in Las Vegas because ClarkCounty has more than 400,000 residents, but authorities say the city’s sex-infused landscape and anything-goes perception make it a hub for the vice.”

Full story: http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2012/nov/01/sex-trafficking-children/

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9 Investigates: Human trafficking happening in Charlotte

Posted: Thursday, May 10, 2012 | By Natalie Pasquarella

“Human trafficking is happening in Charlotte, and some cases involve children.

Neet Childs said she remembers when her reality was broken. At 16, a 38-year-old man befriended her at her job.”

Website: http://www.wsoctv.com/news/news/special-reports/9-investigates-human-trafficking-happening-charlot/nN2X4/

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