DULUTH, Ga. – Over the past two weeks, U.S. Marshals Service has run an operation in Georgia and recovered 39 missing children – several of whom were victims of child sex trafficking. As the liberal movement to defund police departments rages on the national stage, we can’t forget the dire repercussions these cuts would have for trafficking victims.
Similarly, in states such as Ohio and Michigan, county sheriffs recently rescued and found several missing children, many of whom were also victims of human trafficking. In 2019 alone, DHS made nearly 2,200 arrests for human trafficking and are continuing to fight the atrocity.
“We need law enforcement to keep our nation’s children safe,” said Timothy Head, executive director of the Faith & Freedom Coalition. “If it wasn’t for our law enforcement, these children wouldn’t have been found and their traffickers wouldn’t be served justice. Under the Trump administration, fighting human trafficking will continue to be a top priority. Already since taking office, President Trump has signed nine pieces of bipartisan anti-trafficking legislation, including $430 million dollars through the 2018 Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act.”
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