Tag Archive for United States

Just out of reach

Tom waited for over two hours to pick up his daughter Libby from a scheduled visit with her mother. He finally made a phone call, hoping to discover what was causing the delay, and found that Rachel, his ex-wife, unexpectedly…

Elizabeth Smart lobbies D.C. senators

ex offender registry: The measure has already passed in the House By Robert Gehrke The Salt Lake Tribune WASHINGTON – Elizabeth Smart, whose kidnapping in 2002 drew national attention, encouraged senators to approve a national sex offender registry bill that…

Sex tourists under fire in Tijuana

By Pablo Jaime Sainz UNION-TRIBUNE January 2, 2006 TIJUANA – A nonprofit group based in the United States is sponsoring a campaign of advertisements and billboards across Tijuana that targets foreign visitors looking for sex with children. Messages, written in…

Human trafficking a growing global problem

Dover session will teach ways of recognizing victims HUMAN TRAFFICKING In 2001, the federal government made human trafficking a top civil rights priority. Since then the U.S. Department of Justice, often working with local law enforcement agencies, has stepped up…