WITH EYE ON SUPER BOWL, LAWMAKERS TARGET TRAFFICKING
INDIANAPOLIS (12/17/11) State lawmakers will try to fast-track a bill before the Super Bowl that would strengthen penalties against human trafficking.
The legislation, to be introduced by Sen. Randy Head, R-Logansport, targets human traffickers who flood Super Bowl sites with teen prostitutes.
“We must be realistic and candid about the fact that organized criminals who exploit young women and children through human trafficking have gravitated to such gatherings in other cities,” Head said at a news conference at the Statehouse attended by Gov. Mitch Daniels and other officials.
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