EDITOR’S NOTE: As Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta approaches, more attention is being focused on the issue of child sex trafficking. Patch is committed to covering this international plague with a focus on local efforts to combat the crime. This is the latest in a series of articles on child sex trafficking as it relates to one of the world’s biggest sporting events, which will happen on Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. ATLANTA, GA — Dozens of school buses appeared at Midtown’s Atlantic Station on Wednesday to kick off National Human Trafficking Awareness Month. The annual event takes place before the Georgia General Assembly convenes later this month. Georgia Gov.-elect Brian Kemp also made his first appearance of the new year, and addressed the group in attendance. The issue of child sex trafficking is gaining more attention in Atlanta with the approach of Super Bowl LIII on Feb. 3 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. More than 70 school buses parked outside Atlantic Station for the event. They moved from the complex to Mercedes-Benz Stadium with anti-trafficking messages on their sides. According to the Department of Homeland Security, human trafficking is “modern-day slavery and involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to… Read full this story
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