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70M files on US child sexual abuse raise calls for harsher Indiana penalties on traffickers

Indiana legislators on Oct. 26, 2021, heard testimony in support of a bill that increases penalties for buyers and traffickers and allows victims to give a video statement instead of having to be physically present in a courtroom with their attackers. (WISH Photo)

Sex trafficking in Indiana increased by 19% in 2019. And now, we’re talking about 21.7 million reports of children being sexually abused in 2020.

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70M files on US child sexual abuse raise calls for harsher Indiana penalties on traffickers

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