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03.17.15

McConnell: History Won’t Forget if Senate Democrats Filibuster Bill to Help Victims of Human Trafficking

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the following remarks on the Senate floor today urging Senate Democrats to end their filibuster of bipartisan human rights legislation: "In about an hour, the Democrat Party will confront a momentous choice. "Will Democrats launch a historic filibuster against helping oppressed victims of modern slavery, because left-wing lobbyists appear to demand it? "Democrats filibustering help for terrified children and abused women would … Continue Reading


03.09.15

Senate Will Consider Legislation to Combat Human Trafficking

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the following remarks on the Senate floor regarding the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act: "Senators from both sides of the aisle, and from multiple committees, have worked hard to address the terrible crime of human trafficking. This is a growing area of domestic and international criminal activity. And victims are counting on us to act. "That's why, tomorrow, the Senate will begin consideration of the Justice for Victim… Continue Reading

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