More on Human Trafficking
WASHINGTON – Reps. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and John Carter (R-TX) have introduced the Human Trafficking Reporting Act to fight human trafficking. U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) introduced its companion in the Senate.
Washington, DC –Today, Congressman Ted Poe (R-TX) and Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) introduced H.R. 6628, The Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Registry (SAFER) Act of 2012. This bipartisan bill will help law enforcement process rape kits. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) introduced the Senate companion bill in May.
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) thanked law enforcement agencies including the New York City Police Department and the New York State Attorney General for their work in breaking up a a $7 million three-state prostitution and money laundering ring which arrested more than a dozen people and rescued two human trafficking victims.
New York, NY – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens), author of the End Demand for Sex Trafficking Act of 2010, released the following statement about President Barack Obama’s address on trafficking at the Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting in midtown Manhattan:
WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) spoke today about a destructive illegal escort service app. Google listened, and then did the right thing, removing the app from the Google-hosted Android marketplace.
Washington, DC – U.S. Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Ann Marie Buerkle (R-NY), along with Reps. Jamie Herrera Beutler (R-WA) & Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL), and the Congressional Caucus on Women’s Issues, sponsored a bipartisan briefing last week on sex trafficking and eliminating the demand for purchased sex.
New York, NY - U.S. Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Jerrold L. Nadler (D-NY) today sent a letter to Village Voice Media, LLC expressing concerns about the frequency with which that company's Backpage.com website is used to advertise minors and trafficked persons and urging it to shut down its notorious "adult services" section.
WASHINGTON - Representatives Marsha Blackburn and Carolyn Maloney yesterday sent a bipartisan letter to Google questioning how the company’s advertising practices addresses human trafficking.
“Apple’s decision to allow auditors to inspect their suppliers for working conditions is another example of why we need federal legislation to encourage companies to do the right thing. As a leader in its industry, I am hopeful that other companies will follow Apple’s actions. However, I believe that we need more than just a “lead by example” model."
An amendment by Rep. Chris Murphy (D-CT), based on legislation authored by Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), co-chair of the Congressional Human Trafficking Caucus, was approved today in the House Committee on Foreign Affairs as part of the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (TVPRA), H.R. 2830.