Made in China

“Made In China.” We see these words stamped into many of the products we buy here in the United States. Sometimes we criticize the quality or protest that it was not made in America, and often times it doesn’t even phase us when we see this mark. Every so often a story flashes on the […]

Labor Day

This Labor Day, remember that there is an estimate of 57,700 people enslaved within US borders!  However, there is also estimates that there are 2,472,000 trafficking victims among unauthorized Mexican immigrants in the U.S. The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children estimates that 1 of every 5 children out of 11,800 runaways are also […]

Can We Talk?

“I really like your shoes.” The young woman startled me as we waited in line for the ladies room. We were at a concert at Citi Field with 50,000 other people, and it seemed they all were waiting in one line or another. “Thanks so much.” I replied, then added, “They’re TOMS.” Those two words, […]

Freedom Corner: Time Magazine Explores the Effects of Pornography

The term breaking ground is the initiation process into the sex trafficking industry. There are methods used to rid the individual of their self-worth in any way, shape, or form. This includes physical abuse, emotional and mental abuse and anything that would promote spiritual vacancy.  Pornography is one of the breaking grounds for human trafficking. […]

Freedom Corner: The Issue of Demand in the Sex Trafficking Industry Part I

There is a principle of economics that states that if there is a demand there will be a supply to meet it. In the sex trafficking industry, there is a concentration that focuses almost all of its energy on the women’s (think supply) side of the industry. Why? It is more identifiable since the girls […]