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Stop Slavery Now

We are facing an urgent human rights crisis! Human trafficking, or modern slavery, exists in every state, and every sizable city…even in some small communities and rural areas. The victims are all around you, right now.  These are children and adults being forced into commercial sex or labor through coercion or fraud. It is vital [...]

By |March 10th, 2017|Causes, Stephen Simpson Blog, Stop Human Trafficking|Comments Off on Stop Slavery Now

A Brief Look at Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is an all too real and prominent issue in today’s society. We tend to have this preconceived notion that human trafficking only exists in third world countries where the citizens are undereducated and underprivileged. This is a grave misconception. Human trafficking is a real problem that occurs right here in the United States. [...]

By |April 5th, 2016|Stop Human Trafficking|Comments Off on A Brief Look at Human Trafficking

The Way It Works

Publication:Pastoral Letter, September 2015 Dear Friend in Christ: The founders of the United States believed that God gave us two books, nature and the Bible, and that those books were in agreement, being written by the same Author. So they used both natural law and Judeo-Christian principles upon which to establish the U.S. government. They [...]

Trafficking in Persons Report 2015

The U.S. Department of State has issued their 2015 Trafficking in Persons report.  We encourage you to review this report and get informed about trafficking in your area. Secretary of State, John F. Kerry, issued this statement, "The bottom line is that this is no time for complacency. Right now, across the globe, victims of [...]

By |July 28th, 2015|Causes, Stop Human Trafficking|Comments Off on Trafficking in Persons Report 2015

Is China’s One Child Policy Fueling Child Trafficking?

According to a recent Breakpoint Commentary by Eric Metaxas, the answer is yes. One father in China was spotted with his daughter handcuffed to himself due to the threat. An astonishing 70,000 children are kidnapped by gangs every year in China—70,000. This horrific number is fueled by a lack of children available for adoption by [...]

By |April 24th, 2015|Causes, Stop Human Trafficking, Worldview & Culture|Comments Off on Is China’s One Child Policy Fueling Child Trafficking?

Slave Laborer Sends Disturbing Letter

Recently, a family unpacking Halloween decorations discovered a hidden and desperate letter from one of the laborers who had made the decorations at a labor camp in China. The letter detailed the horrible conditions and abuses this prisoner and thousands of others were enduring and begged that the letter to be sent to human rights [...]

By |February 18th, 2015|Stop Human Trafficking|Comments Off on Slave Laborer Sends Disturbing Letter

U.S. Victims of Sex Trafficking

Victims of sex trafficking in the United States are growing in number. It's no longer just traffickers bringing women and girls from other countries – it involves recruitment of young women in your local schoolyard, mall, etc. According to a USA Today article, “no national statistics for the number of U.S. victims exist -- the [...]

By |February 18th, 2015|Stop Human Trafficking|Comments Off on U.S. Victims of Sex Trafficking

How You Can Combat Sex Trafficking

Not all of us are able to physically rescue those being trafficked, but there are things each of us can do in the fight against sex trafficking. Pray Pray for current victims, for their protection and freedom. Pray for survivors of sex trafficking that they would find physical, emotional and spiritual wholeness. Pray for those [...]

By |February 18th, 2015|Stop Human Trafficking|Comments Off on How You Can Combat Sex Trafficking

Bonded Labor

Is the food you eat gathered or prepared by people being exploited or enslaved? Read this enlightening and disturbing report about Asian shrimp exports and bonded labor ... http://thecnnfreedomproject.blogs.cnn.com/2012/10/16/shrimp-exports-to-west-tied-to-bonded-labor

By |February 18th, 2015|Stop Human Trafficking|Comments Off on Bonded Labor

Holding Men Accountable for Sex Trafficking

An article on the Huffington Post focuses on an aspect of fighting sex trafficking -- by holding men and boys accountable for helping end the horrific practice. According to the article, here are three ways men can help end the trafficking of women: 6. END SEX TOURISM Men in the United States routinely travel overseas [...]

By |February 17th, 2015|Stop Human Trafficking|Comments Off on Holding Men Accountable for Sex Trafficking