Slavery Didn’t Really End in 1863

Posted: June 24, 2013 in Uncategorized

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Imperfectly Perfect

In fact, slavery still hasn’t ended, and it’s now 2013.

Yes, you read that correctly.  Slavery still exists.

People say that statistics can be skewed in anyone’s favor.  Well not this time.  How are these statistics for you?

– There are currently over 27,000,000 slaves worldwide.  That’s MILLION!  This is more than at any other point in human history.

– One in 100,000 of European traffickers are ever convicted.

– Only one to two percent of victims are ever rescued.

– The average age of trafficking victims is 12 years old.  Twelve!  Some of us have daughters that age.

In case you haven’t been able to figure it out yet, I’m talking about human trafficking.  Human trafficking is a very real problem.  And not just in Eastern Europe and Africa, but here, in the United States, as well.

What is human trafficking?  It’s the illegal trade of human…

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