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House Renews Efforts to End Human Trafficking

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick (PA-8) took to the House floor this week in recognition of Human Trafficking Awareness Month and in support of legislative efforts to address the crime and its victims.

“Putting an end to the deplorable crime of human trafficking and modern day slavery in our region and around the world requires a coordinated approach at all levels – from the federal government to non-profits like the Network of Victim Assistance (NOVA),” said Kathy Bennett, NOVA Associate Director and co-chair of the Bucks Coalition Against Trafficking. “NOVA and the Coalition commend Congressman Fitzpatrick for taking the lead on advancing efforts to combat trafficking and support survivors through legislation in Washington, as well as his support of efforts here in Bucks County.  The Congressman’s staunch support for bills like those voted on this week, as well as others, provides a ray of hope in addressing this disturbing issue.”

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