Utah AG Sean Reyes Testifies Before Congress about Sex Trafficking Victims [video]

Last week, Utah AG Sean Reyes testified before the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Global Human Rights.The House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Global Human Rights held a hearing on the partnerships between U.S. government and non-governmental organizations that rescue trafficking victims. Witnesses included a sex trafficking victim, and two people who ended a Colombia slave operation.

Deterrence, Revenge, and the Death Penalty: Rep. Paul Ray Proposes Executing Sex Traffickers

Rep. Paul Ray of Clearfield, Utah recently announced that he wanted to apply the death penalty to child sex traffickers. As a father of girls, let me be among the first to say: sex traffickers deserve a special place in the Hell, and I want to do all I can to help them to that dark dungeon expeditiously. The death penalty actually sounds like pretty mild a treatment for sex traffickers and child rapists. I posit that there are few who would disagree. And yet, I am hesitant to ride roughshod over the nation’s…