Texas Attorney General Paxton joins other attorneys general in chiding proposal to reduce legal protections for human traffickers

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin, December 13 – Attorney General Ken Paxton joined a multi-state letter with 36 other attorneys general objecting to the American Law Institute (ALI) proposed amendments to the Model Penal Code (MPC). If adopted, the amendments would negatively affect human trafficking victims by reducing legal protections and reducing criminal liability for human traffickers. The amendments would also increase the risk that those purchasing sex or profiting from it could escape responsibility for their role in sex trafficking.  In addition, ALI’s proposed amendments would remove sex offender registration requirements – which […]