Human Trafficking And The United States Essay

1562 Words Feb 5th, 2016 7 Pages
It is sad but today people are being bought, sold, and smuggled like modern-day slavery plus it 's happening not only in third world countries, but also in the United States. In the U.S Constitution the 13th Amendment states,“‘Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction”’ (A+E Networks,2015), which means the 13th amendment made slavery and involuntary servitude illegal everywhere in the United States. Human Trafficking can be limited by parental awareness to educate their own children to be safe. Human Trafficking also be limited by the government having stricter country and international laws. Human Trafficking can be limited by having a neighbor reporting any strange activities within the community. Ultimately, Human Trafficking can be reduced by community of people participating in group awareness to others.
Human trafficking is very hidden and is not really talked about as much as crimes, house fires and ect. that may go on everyday. Trafficking is a bigger issue than most people think because of how it exploits human beings, and how most victims don 't have the proper education about it. To understand what is happening to he or she. (Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur,2010) The United States is ranked among the top five countries where human slaves are sold and exploited for labor or sexual purposes (Mizus,…

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