Ohio Moves to Root Out Human Trafficking

Last Thursday Ohio’s Republican Governor John Kasich announced a $5 million initiative to reduce the risk of violence from those with mental health issues. The very next day Alan Johnson of the Columbus Dispatch reported that Kasich took part in a human trafficking awareness event, following on signing legislation last year to combat sex-slavery in Ohio. “The average age of a runaway is 12... More

Obama’s Insincere War Against the ‘Slavery’ of Human Trafficking

Yesterday, President Obama gave one of his most insincere speeches to date, and about one of the most vicious and grotesques realities of our time: human trafficking. He stood before those gathered at the Clinton Global Initiative,  a coalition of civil society groups in New York, and decried the horrors of human trafficking. Calling it a modern day ‘slavery’ and calling on nations t... More

Reader: Obama admin cuts grant to Bishops, Gov. Christie endorses Romney, Christians killed in Cairo

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on. Payback? The Obama administration has failed to renew a $19 million grant awarded to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops to assist victims of human trafficking. The grant was first awarded in 2006 by the Migration and Refugee Services and has helped 2,700 victims of human trafficking. Sister Mary Ann Wal... More

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