Sunday, February 23, 2014

Yeah, Sex Trafficking, Right Here in the US, Right In Your State

"This is happening in every state," she said. "It's a huge network. This is just one case but there are hundreds of others."

As a family who has been trying to get people's attention to this horrible practice for over two decades, we are thankful sex trafficking is becoming a topic the media is giving more and more attention. It's becoming talked about more and more. Educate yourself. Educate your children. Do what you can where you are. Pray for these rings to be found and stopped by authorities. Pray for the men to be convicted of what they are subjecting these women to do. Pray for the girls who are victimized and treated lower than animals to find their worth and healing in Christ. As a person who had a family member kidnapped, this is very near to my heart. As a mother of girls, it outrages me. As a woman, it disturbs me.

"In a telephone interview late Wednesday, a 25-year-old woman from Mexico City talked about trips to sprawling farms in Georgia and the Carolinas. There, 20, as many as 30, migrant workers stood in line outside shacks, waiting to have sex with women before the women were shuttled to other farms only to relive the horror." Read the rest of the article and watch the video here. If there is anything decent to you, it will break your heart and make you angry.

Jude 1:7 Just as Sodom and Gomorrah and the surrounding cities, which likewise indulged in sexual immorality and pursued unnatural desire, serve as an example by undergoing a punishment of eternal fire.

I Thessalonians 4:3-5 For this is the will of God, your sanctification: that you abstain from sexual immorality; that each one of you know how to control his own body in holiness and honor, not in the passion of lust like the Gentiles who do not know God;