TRUMANN, Ark. — An Arkansas judge has found probable cause to hold a Tennessee man on $1 million bail pending formal charges in what authorities say may have been a sex-trafficking ring.
Living within a dysfunctional home of mental, emotional and sexual abuse resulted in Anne (not her real name) running away when she was 13. For the next couple of years, she was trafficked before she headed to Nashville to live with her father.
"It will break the internet." "It is a violation of free speech." "It will stifle the growth of future online companies." These are just a few of the misconceptions being tossed around as justification for opposing proposed legislation that would eliminate immunity granted to internet service providers profiting from children and adult victims of human trafficking, who are being sold for sex through their websites.
Watch CEO and founder, Derri Smith testify at a congressional hearing working to combat online sex trafficking.
After the story of 16-year-old Cyntoia Brown being convicted of murder for defending herself from her kidnapper went viral, Kim Kardashian has made an emotional plea to see the young girl go free.