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Q: Does slavery still exist?
A: It was the middle of the night, and I was sitting in the back seat of a dark SUV moving along the taxi lane in downtown Mexico City, Mexico. A car with guards went in front of us and another followed us. In addition, a long line of cars drove very slowly ahead and behind our vehicles to give the men time to choose a girl from the dozens of young girls lining the streets. That was the first time that I saw “up close and personal” the human face of the evil that we call “sex trafficking.”
My heart broke that night as I saw the tragic faces of very young teenagers who were offering themselves as slaves for a few minutes or a few hours. One of our guards was so stunned that he cried out over the walkie-talkies in a choked voice, “Those girls are as young as my daughter.” Things got very quiet after that; nobody had anything to say.
What we witnessed that night is part of the industry that former President Bush called “modern-day slavery.” It is rampant and growing.
News to Note Quick Look
Say it ain’t so, Frodo: The University of Western Australia’s Emeritus Professor Charles Oxnard and his colleagues, in a paper in PLoS ONE have reconfirmed that the “Hobbits” were human after all. Read more.
Religion ignorance among . . . religious: A new survey, released this week by the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life, finds that, although 86% of Americans believe in God or a higher power, we don’t know much about Church history or other faiths. Read more.
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