Tag Archive: prostitution

May 28

Our women in uniform deserve better

Americans have honored our soldiers and those killed in U.S. wars in late May for nearly 150 years. Memorial Day, which became an official holiday in 1868, was originally called Decoration Day and got started when civilian women decided to decorate military graves from both sides of the Civil War. There were already female warriors …

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Apr 23

Lone Star State: Awarded

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, former first lady Laura Bush and Dallas Police Chief David Brown were recognized Friday by New Friends New Life for their efforts to combat human trafficking. During its 10th annual Wings luncheon in Dallas, New Friends New Life presented its statewide Protect-Her Award to Attorney General Abbott for his efforts …

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Apr 16

City To Host Walk

City of Longview, Partners in Prevention’s East Texas Anti-Trafficking Team, will host a Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® event at noon, on Thursday, April 25. The event will take place at the Longview Mall Center Court, 3500 McCann Rd. The international campaign is a playful way to draw attention to the serious issue of …

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Apr 10

Human trafficking

It’s her eyes and innocent face that first grab your heart. At least they grabbed mine. Annika, a delicate young girl, has been unwittingly handed into virtual slavery by her homeless father. Sweatshop labor and sex-for-sale portend a bleak future. She seems precious, blameless, so undeserving of this hell. But life is cheap for an …

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