Slavery in the U.S. didn’t end over 150 years ago. Flaws in our laws allow it to happen within our own borders. The Senate needs to pass the Stop Advertising Victims of Exploitation Act of 2014. The bill, which was passed by the House of Representatives on May 20, would make it illegal to post prostitution ads online. It would also prohibit knowingly benefitting financially from commercial sex acts that violate laws against sex trafficking of children or of any person by force, fraud or coercion. The bill was introduced to the Senate on July 14 and given to a committee to be considered further.
University of Virginia student, Hannah Graham, has been missing since early Saturday morning, The Cavalier Daily reported Monday.
VCU Music this week will host a three-day music festival dedicated to the life of one of the greatest composers of the twentieth century: Benjamin Britten.