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Child sex trafficking law passes

Nevada defines crime, toughens penalties

Gov. Sandoval signs legislation proposed by state’s attorney general. read more »

by the Rev. Art Gafke
on July 29, 2013

‘Sex Trafficking in Alabama’

Aug. 12 at Bluff Park UMC, Birmingham, Ala.

WellHouse founder to be featured speaker at event sponsored by Bluff Park UMW. read more »

July 29, 2013

Burton to direct Women’s & Children’s Advocacy

Directed U.M. Seminar Program for 12 years

Will lead Louise & Hugh Moore Population Project that works around the globe for just policies. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on July 11, 2013

‘You gotta have safe arms’

Baltimore-Washington churches address human trafficking

300,000 children in U.S. are at risk every year of sexual exploitation. read more »

by Christine Kumar
on May 28, 2013

Caring for All of God’s Creation

"…All things are connected like the blood which unites one family. Whatever befalls the earth befalls the sons and daughters of the earth. Men and women did not weave the web of life; they are merely strands in it. Whatever one does to the web, one does to oneself." ... read more »

Posted by Susan Burton on April 15, 2013

National Call on Violence & Trafficking, April 2

2 speakers will inform about recently reauthorized legislation

Violence Against Women’s Act, Trafficking Victims Protection Act to be subjects of free conference call. read more »

March 28, 2013

$24,000 awarded in Human Relations Day Grants

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Directors of the United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) awarded nearly $24,000 in Human Relations Day grants during their spring meeting here. Human Relations Day strengthens United Methodist outreach to communities, encouraging social justice and work with at-risk youths. Human Relations Day is one... read more»

March 19, 2013

Polaris Project

Polaris Project is committed to combating human trafficking and modern-day slavery, and to strengthening the anti-trafficking movement through a comprehensive approach. Their website has many resources on human trafficking including an explanation of common myths and misconceptions.  

The Slave Next Door

Bales & Soodalter, The Slave Next Door                                         In The Slave Next Door we find that slaves are all around us, hidden in plain sight: the dishwasher in the kitchen of... read more »

Posted on February 26, 2013

2013 legislative priorities

Immigration reform, reducing gun violence, ‘moral federal budget,’ combating human trafficking targeted

Priorities support Christian social concerns and represent areas to which the faith community can bring a unique voice to the legislative process. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on February 19, 2013

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