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New Bill Would Crack Down on People Who Make Human Trafficking Lucrative

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Ohio lawmakers are proposing a new bill to crack down on human trafficking by going after the people who fund the practice – those who recruit and force people into prostitution and those who pay for it. Ohio has passed bills to stop human trafficking but Republican Rep. Jena Powell (R-Arcanum) says it is still a big… Read More

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More Than 100 People Arrested In Human Trafficking Sting Operation

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A three-day, multi-agency, undercover human trafficking sting in Central Ohio has resulted in 104 people being arrested. This sting is just the latest in statewide efforts to combat human trafficking. Attorney General Dave Yost says 30 police agencies worked together in this sting….an operation called “Fourth and Goal.” 53 of 104 arrests were for felonies,… Read More

Advocates Say Awareness Is Vital Tool In Fight Against Human Trafficking

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Hundreds of people gathered in Columbus for the 10th annual Human Trafficking Awareness Day to discuss the most pressing issues related to the issue and share what has been working in their communities. Advocates, law enforcement, attorneys and human trafficking survivors filled the Ohio Statehouse atrium for the conference hosted by Sen. Teresa Fedor (D-Toledo)… Read More