Tag Archive for Human Trafficking

Orange County Launches Campaign to Raise Awareness of Child Sex Trafficking and Exploitation

Anaheim, CA (May 31, 2017) — The commercial sexual exploitation of children is a national and statewide epidemic that deserves our highest attention. Today, the County of Orange, in partnership with the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA), Association of California Cities-Orange County (ACCOC), Orange County Juvenile Court, Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force (OCHTTF), The…

Loretta Sanchez Introduces Anti-Human Trafficking Legislation

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-46) has joined Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) as the lead Democrat in introducing the Human Trafficking Detection Act, H.R. 5116. This bill would require Department of Homeland Security (DHS) agents responsible for monitoring travelers across U.S. borders and through airports receive training to identify potential victims of human trafficking and report these cases to local law enforcement officials.

Sanchez backs Obama’s Plan to Combat Human Trafficking

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-47) today released the following statement in response to several initiatives introduced by the Administration to combat human trafficking, announced by President Obama this morning at the Clinton Global Initiative. The President announced an Executive Order that outlines prohibitions on trafficking-related activities that will apply to all federal contractors and subcontractors. The…

Catholic League Hates Gustavo

Bill Donohue heads up the Catholic League and you’ve probably seen him on CNN and Fox News usually arguing against Gay Marriage and complaining about coverage of priests who sexually abuse kids and the higher ups who cover for them.  Donohue is now taking aim at Village Voice Media, who publishes the OC Weekly, for…

Tran ‘missed the boat’ and didn’t vote to help eradicate Slavery and Human Trafficking

“While Van Tran was avoiding votes on an important anti-trafficking bill, Congresswoman Sanchez was introducing tough new legislation to combat child trafficking and exploitation in the U.S. and abroad,” said Jessica Mejia, the campaign manager for the Committee to Re-Elect Loretta Sanchez. “Our opponent can talk about human rights all he wants, but his paltry record on this issue speaks for itself. Rep. Sanchez has spent the last fourteen years supporting legislation to promote human rights, as well as strengthen education, cut taxes for the middle class, and increase lending to small businesses – issues that are particularly important to her Vietnamese constituents.”