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Sex Trafficking Bill

Sex Trafficking Bill

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A North Dakota Senator is spearheading a bill to crack down on human trafficking.

Senator Heidi Heitkamp is sponsoring a bill which would encourage law enforcement officers and the courts to treat minors sold for sex - as victims rather than criminals.

The potential law is called the Stop Exploitation Through Trafficking Act

The bill includes a safe harbor provision that gives victims protection.

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