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At 10 a.m. on Aug. 7, the St. Charles County Veterans Museum on East Elm St. in O’Fallon dedicated its Killed in Action [KIA] Wall. “This wall was prepared to honor the St. Charles County Veterans who gave the ultimate sacrifice to our county,” Jim Higgins, of the Museum’s executive board, said.
In Guatemala, 44% of women become mothers by the time they turn 20 and half are married by the same age. In order to explore the challenges these women face and how the U.S. government can best support them as we tackle a growing migration crisis from the region, the three of us, all Republican members of Congress, recently traveled to Guatemala.
Internet safety activists and anti-sex trafficking advocates are jubilant over the Senate's passage of the FOSTA SESTA bill, calling it a "David and Goliath victory" against tech companies and traffickers.
Sex trafficking is a form of slavery older than the nation itself. The federal government, however, does not have a great track record in fighting it. In fact, it wasn’t until 2000 that Congress explicitly recognized sex trafficking as a federal crime.