Nevada’s New Laws Don’t Make Life Easier for Human Trafficking Victims

Jan 26, 2016 By: Bruce Provda

Policies that concentrate solely on the commercial sex industry ignore the large numbers of survivors and victims who are driven into construction, agriculture, factories, and other fields. Enhancing the penalties on prostitution laws fail to address the victim who is trapped.

Last Full Measure of Devotion

Nov 19, 2013 By: Charles Neff

150 years ago today, President Lincoln stepped up to a podium, after former U.S. Senator and Secretary of State Edward Everett gave a two hour speech, and delivered the Gettysburg Address. While it was only 272 words long and lasted under two minutes, the effects can still be felt today.

Legislative Responses to Modern Day Slavery – Fulfilling the Gettysburg Promise

Nov 19, 2013 By: Rachel Utter

While human slavery is still rampant in the world, these efforts by businesses, non-profits, and federal and state governments provide hope that the sacrifices of the brave men at Gettysburg, and the work of abolitionists – historical and modern day – will soon be proven to not be in vain, and that this nation – and the world – “shall have a new birth of freedom – and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.”