re: Trafficking Victims Take a Backseat to Ideology

by Kathryn Jean Lopez

Today on the House floor, Rep. Joe Pitts highlighted the Post piece and called for an investigation, expressing his outrage that “victims of trafficking will now face a reduced level of service because of political meddling.” He also raised the possibility that “religious bigotry” may have played a role in the cancelled contract with the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, which was directing an ecumenical coalition program.