Category: Human Trafficking

Thanksgiving Offering Includes Letters to Lawmakers

For three weeks leading up to Thanksgiving, members of Trinity Lutheran Church in Camp Hill learned about the many faces and root causes of hunger at home and around the world. With gratitude for their blessings,  young and old alike wrote letters of thanksgiving to lawmakers for the good work they have done and asked...

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New Bill Creates Safe Harbor for Child Victims of Sex Trafficking

Sen. Stewart Greenleaf, R-Bucks, has re-introduced legislation to divert child victims of sex trafficking away from the criminal justice system and into appropriate human services.  Senate Bill 554 was voted favorably out of the Judiciary Committee, (see the vote) , saw first and second considerations in the Senate and was referred to Senate Appropriations on March...

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Congregations Make Sept. 11 Day of Service and Advocacy on Human Trafficking

Safe Harbor legislation, which seeks to protect youth victims of sex trafficking, got a push in September by the Lower Susquehanna Synod Synodical Women’s Organization and by congregations who made it a part of the dedicated day of service and advocacy on Sept. 11. Senate Bill 851 would provide protection from prosecution for minors for the crime...

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