|Srs Of St Joseph and colleagues at Ignite|
I was taped for a TV interview news today which should air tonight and be on our Facebook page tomorrow. I was able to convey the strong sense that human trafficking is an important issue for sisters and we
|Don Gallaway and Farrah Fazal |
from KSDK interviewed me at the
|Congresswoman Ann Wagner|
|Representative Ted Poe introduced|
another bill, "Justice for Victims of
The Sisters will begin a massive effort to encourage their congressmen and women to co-sponsor this important piece of legislation. It will be an important tool to assist law enforcement in stopping human trafficking.
Congressman Ted Poe, a very effective speaker, shared his perspective as a prosecutor, a criminal judge and now as a Representative. His commitment to changing the way people perceive those women and children who are trafficked was greatly appreciated by the participants. It is clear that he believes the people who need to be stopped and punished are the traffickers and the customers. Those who are trafficked are victims of crime and need specialized help during their recovery from the trauma they have experienced. His legislation HR 3530 would do just that.
Tomorrow, I'll update you on some of the other workshops that we attended.