House panel OKs Rep. Howell’s bill clearing human trafficking records – Michigan House Republicans
Victims of trafficking, Carr said, are “usually viewed as prostitutes or people who should be deported.” That’s what needs to change, advocates of survivors say.
“If we’re just going to keep treating people who are sold for sex as prostitutes,” Carr said, “it really doesn’t matter what the law says.”
Senator Peters pushes for human trafficking training for health care professionals.
“About 80 percent of human trafficking victims included in a study had seen a health care provider during the time of their victimization, said Dr. Alan Janssen, director of the Emergency Medicine Residency Program at Genesys Regional Medical Center.”