• Ayesha Kreutz

Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention & Protection Reauthorization Act of 2022

Updated: Aug 29


Democrats were holding up the re-authorization for political gains in legalizing prostitution.

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July 26, 2022 http://chrissmith.house.gov

House overwhelmingly passes Smith’s newest legislation to combat human trafficking

Ahead of this Saturday’s World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, the House of Representatives today overwhelmingly passed critical anti-trafficking legislation—the Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act of 2022—authored by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) together with Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA) in a strong bipartisan vote of 401-20.

“Human traffickers never take a holiday, nor can we,” said Smith, who has chaired more than 35 hearings and written five anti-trafficking laws including the Nation’s historic Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000. “Because traffickers and the nefarious networks they lead always find new ways to exploit the vulnerable, especially women and children, we must aggressively strengthen laws and their implementation.”



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