During the spring General Assembly’s legislative session, Democrat state lawmakers introduced the Repeal the Parental Notice of Abortion Act (HB 1797 and SB 2190). Parents for the Protection of Girls hosted a press conference in opposition to the bill which featured powerful testimony from Laura Lederer, an attorney who’s studied human trafficking for more than 20 years, and Dr. Brook Bello, a pastoral clinical counselor and human trafficking survivor.
The bill would repeal current state law requiring young women under the age of 18 seeking an abortion to notify a parent, legal guardian, or grandparent at least 48 …
Posted in Sanctity of Life
Tagged ACLU, Anna Moeller, Barrack Obama, Dr. Brook Bello, Dr. Brook Parker-Bello, Elgie Sims, Emanuel Chris Welch, Human Rights Watch, human trafficking, Laura J. Lederer, Parental Notice of Abortion Act, Parents for the Protection of Girls, Planned Parenthood
In recent years some organizations and movements on the left have placed a greater emphasis on the role of slavery in our nation’s past. To their view, this “original” sin surrounding the nation’s beginnings cast a permanent pall that cannot ever be overcome. Black Lives Matter (BLM) and The 1619 Project are two of the most prominent examples of this, but neither seek to engage and end slavery for its present-day victims.
We have slavery in our midst. The following are all true stories. No names have been changed: ... These are not outlying scenarios. This is the new face of human trafficking - also called modern slavery - in America. It's happening in our cities, in our suburbs, and even in our schools during lunch and after school hours...
Posted in Marriage/Family/Culture, Pornography, Sanctity of Life, Sexuality
Tagged Blind Eyes Opened, commercial sex, Geoffrey Rogers, human trafficking, Kevin Malone, modern slavery, sex-trafficking, Ships of Tarshish Films, U.S. Institute Against Human Trafficking
The bloodiest war that the United States ever fought did not take place on a foreign battlefield but raged on American soil, as brother took up arms against brother over the issue of slavery. The war began with the bombardment of Fort Sumter, South Carolina on April 12, 1861, and ended in the Spring of 1865, when Robert E. Lee surrendered the Confederate Army to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Courthouse. The modest brick structure standing forlornly in a field in central Virginia belies the magnitude of the human tragedy, with an estimated 620,000 killed—almost as many as in all …
Posted in Marriage/Family/Culture
Tagged Appomattox Courthouse, Backpage.com, Carl Ferrer, Chuck Schumer, Department of Homeland Security, Donald Trump, FBI, human trafficking, involuntary servitude, Marinus Analytics, Nancy Pelosi, National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, Robert E. Lee, Slavery, Thirteenth Amendment, Ulysses S. Grant
Somehow, it’s only cool to care about humanitarian and national security problems of other countries, but not our own or even those of the country just south of us. The reason? Because it implicates the agenda of illegal immigration.
Posted in Federal
Tagged Arizona Sheriff’s Association, Border Patrol, Border Wall, counterterrorism, drug cartels, human rights, human trafficking, Jaeson Jones, Jalisco cartel, Mac Thornberry, Mark Dannels, Mark Napier, National Security, Texas Department of Public Safety
Many pro-family leaders are praising the GOP platform for its strong language in a variety of areas. For example, Phyliss Schlafly noted this week in an editorial in the Washington Times that the platform has the successful three-legged stool model that Ronald Reagan won with through strong national defense, economic conservatism and family values.
One item responsible parents will appreciate is the replacement of language opposing child pornography with a broader call for the enforcement of all laws on obscenity. For years various coalitions have been calling on the U.S. Department of Justice to enforce obscenity laws passed by Congress …