Expanding Human Trafficking Law Under Consideration

Yesterday, a state legislative committee convened to discuss the harsh reality of human trafficking. Rep. David Meeks (R-Conway) had a proposal approved by the committee to further study how to move forwarding to combat this problem. Meeks has also drafted a 32-page bill to crack down on human trafficking when the legislature convenes in January. Click here to read more about yesterday’s meeting.

State Legislators Seek to Enhance Human Trafficking Laws

State legislators, including Rep. David Meeks (R-Conway) and Sen. Missy Irvin (R-Mountain View), are seeking to enhance Arkansas’ human trafficking laws. This is good news. Human trafficking is a serious issue, and we applaud every member of the Arkansas Legislature trying to bring some much-needed attention to this problem. In our view, combating human trafficking should be a priority for anyone who values the sanctity of human life.