Perry calls more penalties for human traffickers

Perry calls more penalties for human traffickers

POSTED: Thursday, August 19, 2010 - 5:10pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, August 24, 2010 - 2:45pm

HOUSTON (AP) - Gov. Rick Perry is proposing new laws to stiffen penalties for human trafficking in the state.
Texas enacted a human trafficking law in 2003, and a statewide human trafficking task force attached to the Texas Attorney General's Office activated in January.

During an appearance Thursday in Houston, Perry says human trafficking preys on hopes and dreams of victims promised better lives for themselves and families. Instead, he says what awaits victims is a life of confinement, prostitution, abuse and early death.

The governor wants the Legislature, when it convenes in January, to make "the worst of these traffickers" subject to first-degree felony charges that could carry penalties of up to 99 years or life in prison.

Federal statistics show 25 percent of all human trafficking victims, as of 2006, were in Texas.

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Definition: Debt slave, One who is under debt bondage incurred by lenders, some for generations; a civil relationship whereby one person has absolute power over another and controls his life, liberty, and fortune.
Can you not understand who the real modern day American slaves are? It’s you, me and the predominately self-sufficient American Middle Class worker who pays all of his income up till mid march each year in taxes to support the derelict poor of America and the world.

Our new masters are a government who would enslave you, me, our children/grandchildren with a burden of debt to support their failed social experiments like uncontrolled- immigration, healthcare and redistribution of the Nation’s wealth. They would lie to you that our finite wealth will be able to support this financial foolishness, but the real world marketplace will be the ultimate decider of wealth and jobs which these illegals would break into home America to steal.

This has nothing to do with illegal immigration, but, rather, modern-day slavery. Not hiring illegal immigrants and even completely sealing off our borders will not stop this crime. They are not correlated. At one point in time this country outlawed slavery, but we allow it to continue today because of our ignorance. The penalties need to be stronger as these traffickers are stealing people's lives. This is a much more important issue than immigration.

How stupid can one be? The illegals would not be paying the traffickers thousands to bring them to the U S unless they were looking for a job to earn more than what they paid to support their families. If there was no work for them they would not come here. Your ignorant of the hispanic culture, that is for sure.

Here's your Hispanic Culture
The bodies of the four young men were discovered early on Sunday, hung upside down by their feet from a bridge near a wealthy area of Cuernavaca, a leafy city about an hour outside Mexico City, where many of the nation's elite own homes.
Victims' genitals, index fingers and heads had been cut off, according to a statement from the attorney general's office in Morelos state.

If your Hispanic culture was such a success why do people flee it in droves? Derelict Mexico like your derelict LIB children wants all the rights and respect of an adult sovereign nation without the responsibility that goes with it,so they send their miscreant people north to America for us to sustain.Thanks very much but we have enough of our own miscreants to deal with, and we certainly don’t need an infusion of more from the land of drug dealing and the political La Mordita that comes with it

Why is he not proposing new laws to stiffen penalties for hiring illegal immigrants in the state of Texas.
I will tell you why, he would have to turn himself in and have his rancher buddies arrested too.

because NEITHER party cares to stop illegal immigration. Both parties want to cater to the hispanic vote. Which ever party pushes real change risks losing that vote. The difference, most hispanics vote Democrat. That is why the Dems push fot amnesty and giving the vote to the illegal hispanics. That's why they paint the picture of anti-illegal as anti-hispanic. NEITHER party seems to want to lift hispanics out of poverty, Dems have a voter need to keep them and Afro-Americans there.

not in Texas it is the Republicans & that is why they allow the illegals to attend colleges in Texas at In State tuition rates and charge citizens from other states more. Thanks to Perry signing the republican passed bill into law
on 6-16-2001.

A short spelling lesson:

The last four letters in American..........I Can
The last four letters in Republican.......I Can
The last four letters in Democrats.........Rats

End of lesson. Test to follow in November.

DUH, if it was the Republicans who wanted to keep em in poverty, it makes no sense to give them almost free College education???? It's the Dems that have to constantly keep a class of Poor Americans on hand so they can play their mournful tune of how we must be taxed to oblivion to feed the poor, and then taxed again to fix the problem of childhood obesity. Which is it? Fat or thin. We need to tax you because the earth is heating, then when it is proved to be cooling we have to tax you for that!

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