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POSTING OF THE HOTLINE IN CALIFORNIA

A law was passed requiring a sign be posted with the National Trafficking Hotline in the following types of businesses:

On-sale general public premises licensees under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Act (Division 9 (commencing with Section 23000) of the Business and Professions Code).Adult or sexually oriented businesses, as defined in subdivision (a) of Section 318.5 of the Penal Code.Primary airports, as defined in Section 47102(16) of Title 49 of the United States Code.Intercity passenger rail or light rail stationsBus stations.Truck stops. For purposes of this section, "truck stop" means a privately owned and operated facility that provides food, fuel, shower or other sanitary facilities, and lawful overnight truck parking.Emergency rooms within general acute care hospitals.Urgent care centers.Farm labor contractors, as defined in subdivision (b) of Section 1682 of the Labor Code.Privately operated job recruitment centers.Roadside rest areas.Businesses or establishments t…

WHY MOST TRAFFICKING VICTIMS CAN NOT CALL 911 FOR HELP

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The reason I founded the modern day sex trafficking movement was because we can not call 911 for help.  I wasn't calling for more funding for homeless shelters.  I wasn't calling for more funding for cops to form bigger "task forces" (excuse me but doesn't anyone know that pimping was ALREADY AGAINST THE LAW in 1987!!!).  What I was calling for was a RESTRUCTURING of our system to acknowledge we (1) can't call the police for help, and (2) if we do then we wind up dead.

So you can put up all the billboards you want asking people to call Polaris who then in turn does WHAT?   They call CALL THE POLICE.   Or Truckers against Trafficking who DOES WHAT?  TELLS YOU TO CALL THE POLICE!  Like duh if you haven't figured out that just about everyone from 18 months old on up knows to call 911 for help, and that the REASON for the movement was because 911 DOES NOT HELP  - then you haven't got what this movement was about.

So I'm going to cite here reasons wh…