Opinion: Human trafficking requires increased awareness, better … – LSU Now

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Opinion: Human trafficking requires increased awareness, better … – LSU Now

When you hear the term “human trafficking,” what comes to mind? Do you picture drug cartel-like criminal organizations in Central America? Or perhaps a complex web of Eastern Asian buyers and sellers? You might think of African youth sold to militias to be turned into child soldiers.

You would be correct on all of these notions. Human trafficking is a global problem that knows no borders. If outlawing drugs created a black market for drugs, then the worldwide abolition of slavery created a black market for humans.

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Texas CPS Drops Appeal in Mason Bright Case

May 18, 2019 by Robert Franklin, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization Texas Child Protective Services has dropped its appeal of a $127,000 sanctions case against it (Houston Chronicle, 5/16/19).  I first wrote about the case here. Last July, little Mason Bright, then five months old, fell forward and hit his Read More

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Minnesota: Anti-Shared Parenting Forces Still Have Nothing to Say

May 17, 2019 by Robert Franklin, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization The same article I wrote about yesterday goes on from Scott Vogel’s story about spending $130,000 and three years of his life trying to get more than about 14% parenting time with his son and daughter (KARE11, 5/14/19).  Read More

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Minnesota: Fit Father Shoved to the Sidelines

May 16, 2019 by Robert Franklin, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization Here’s a balanced and informative article on the push for shared parenting in Minnesota (KARE11, 5/14/19).  NPO’s good friend, the redoubtable Molly Olson has been battling the state legislature on behalf of shared parenting for well over a Read More