Human Trafficking in the United States Part 1: A Common Situation

By Janice Barlow Human Trafficking is not just overseas anymore. SEX TRAFFICKING of both young men and women and boys and girls has been a rampant problem in this country for many years. That’s correct. Not globally, but in the United States. Only recently has the issue begun to surface in mainstream headlines, and primarily on account of the shutdown of the website, Backpage.com, where men would seek out ways to hook up with these troubled and abused youth, many of whom were kidnapped. Although I was aware that this…

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Pillow Talk: Examining The Morality And Societal Impact Of Prostitution

by J Hellen Pillow Talk: Examining The Morality And Societal Impact Of Prostitution Prostitution is cliché’d to be the “world’s oldest profession”, and for as long as prostitution has existed, it has also been considered taboo. Even today, in the midst of the New Sexual Revolution, where there are about as many different sexual preferences as there are gender preferences and hardly anything comes as a shock –  prostitutes, and particularly female prostitutes, are still criminalized, ostracized, and stigmatized for plying their wares. Here, we will examine the pros and cons…

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Human Trafficking – Crimes Against Humanity

J. Lee Human Trafficking – Modern Day Slavery This story exposes the international shame of human, sex and labor trafficking. Human trafficking is prevalent in the United States and throughout the world. The idea in most people’s minds is it happens elsewhere, but America has its own dirty secrets. No nation is innocent in crimes against humanity. It is estimated that 1/3 of those trafficked are children. Wikipedia – Human trafficking is the trade of humans, most commonly for the purpose of forced labour, sexual slavery, or commercial sexual exploitation for the trafficker…

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