Nearly 180 Democrats support forming $12 million, 13-member slavery reparations commission

Nearly 180 Democratic lawmakers have signed on to legislation that would form a 13-member commission to study slavery reparations at a cost of $12 million. The Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans Act was reintroduced in the new session of Congress and now has 162 Democratic co-sponsors in the House and 17 Democratic co-sponsors… Read More Nearly 180 Democrats support forming $12 million, 13-member slavery reparations commission

33 missing children rescued in major human trafficking investigation, FBI says

A multi-agency human trafficking investigation in Southern California has led to the recovery of 33 missing children, the FBI announced. At least eight of the children had been sexually exploited, authorities said. The FBI has seen a spike in human trafficking-related crimes in recent years, with the bureau reporting more than 1,800 pending investigations as of November 2020. More than two dozen law enforcement… Read More 33 missing children rescued in major human trafficking investigation, FBI says