Congresswoman Wagner visited the state Capitol to testify in favor of a sex trafficking bill
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Congresswoman Wagner visited the state Capitol to testify in favor of a sex trafficking bill

Date: February 18, 2015
By: Kolbie Satterfield
State Capitol Bureau

Intro: 
Congresswoman Ann Wagner paid a visit to the state Capitol to testify on a legislative plan to crack down on sex trafficking of children
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Wrap: The measure before the House Civil Affairs Committee would expand the definition to include advertisement of a child for sexual pruposes.

Wagner said ordering a child for sexual purpses is far too easy.

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Run Time:  00:13
Description: "Online customers log onto websites like backpage.com can order a young girl to their hotel room as easy as if they were ordering a pepperoni pizza."

The bill was met with no opposition and the committee did not take immediate action on the measure.

Reporting from the State Capitol, I'm Kolbie Satterfield

 

Intro: 
Congresswoman Ann Wagner urged lawmakers in Jefferson City to pass a bill that would curb sex trafficking of children in Missouri
RunTime:  0:37
OutCue:  SOC

Wrap:The measure heard before the House Civil Affairs Committee would expand the crime of trafficking a child to also include the advertisment of a child.

Wagner told the committee that websites advertising children for sexual purposes are profiting. 

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Run Time:  00:14
Description: "They're making 45 million dollars a month by exploiting and the most vulnerable in our society and selling men, women, and children online, it's a business and they must be shut down."

The bill was met with no opposition and the committee did not take immediate action on the measure.

Reporting from the State Capitol, I'm Kolbie Satterfield

Intro: 
Congresswoman Ann Wagner visited Jefferson City to urge lawmakers to pass a bill that would stop sexual trafficking of young children
RunTime:  0:40
OutCue:  SOC

Wrap: The legislation heard by the House Civil Affairs Committee would expand the crime of sex trafficking to include the advertisement of a child for sexual purposes.

The congresswoman said the adverstisement of children for sexual profitting happens every day. 

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Run Time:  00:16
Description: "This is the kind of activity that is going on on a daily basis and these women, children and men are being sold each and every hour through these online adverstising and other forms of adversiting and it must end."

 

The bill was met with no opposition and the committee did not take immediate action on the measure.

Reporting from the State Capitol, I'm Kolbie Satterfield

 


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