It is estimated that there are 100,000 to 150,000 under-aged sex workers in the U.S. The average age of girls who enter into street prostitution is between 12 and 14 years old, with some as young as 9 years old. This doesn’t include those who entered the “trade” as minors and have since come of age. Rarely do these girls enter into prostitution voluntarily. As one rescue organization estimated, an underaged prostitute might be raped by 6,000 men during a five-year period of servitude.This is America’s dirty little secret.Read more ›
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South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley today joined a bi-partisan national coalition of 47 Attorneys General and 2 Territory Attorneys General calling on Congress to amend the law to help fight prostitution and child sex trafficking. In a letter to key members of Congress, the Attorneys General advocated that Congress amend the Communications Decency Act to provide criminal jurisdiction to state and local prosecutors. The letter’s lead sponsors were Attorneys General from the states of Missouri, South Dakota and Washington.Read more ›
Millions of people in 118 countries are helped by The Salvation Army, founded by William Booth, who was born APRIL 10, 1829. William and Catherine Booth began by ministering to the poor, drunk and outcast on the dirty and dangerous streets of London’s east side. Awarded an honorary degree from Oxford, Booth traveled the United States, met President Theodore Roosevelt and opened a session of the United States Senate with prayer.Read more ›
South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard has signed several more legislative bills, completing action on all remaining bills in advance of the final legislative day, Monday, March 19. These bills include legislation establishing a Legislature’s Planning Committee, revisions pertaining to boating while under the influence, speech-language, property tax appeals for corporate shareholders, and an affirmative defense of compulsion for the crime of prostitution.Read more ›