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Every State Should Have Criminal Trafficking Statutes

Only 27 states have criminal trafficking statutes.

In Ohio, for example, there are no laws against human trafficking. Law enforcement officials are only able to exact justice if other crimes, like rape or assault are involved. Federal law prohibits human trafficking, but many states are left with holes in their ability to combat these crimes themselves.

I’m left scratching my head. Really?  

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