Slavery Exists In Our Nation.
The most common form of modern day slavery in the United States occurs as the sexual exploitation of a human being for profit of another, by means of force, fraud, or coercion. This is sex trafficking.
There are 27,000,000 slaves worldwide.
The average age of US trafficking victims is 13 years old.
2 children per minute are sold for sexual exploitation.
California has the most trafficking activity of all the states.
Source: Polaris Project
Human trafficking is the second largest and fastest growing criminal enterprise - just below drug trafficking. Criminals realize this is a more profitable business because drugs can only be sold once, and humans can be sold over and over and over...