President Obama put his signature Thursday onto the cornerstone legislation that guides the federal government’s anti-slavery activities.
Reauthorization of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act was included in the renewed Violence Against Women Act. The combined bill passed Congress with bipartisan support in February. The bill signing was attended by hundreds of activists, government officials and tribal leaders.
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