human trafficking

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Governor Newsom signed Senate Bill 357, a soft-on-crime measure advocated by California Democrats that will hinder California’s ability to combat human trafficking. All members of the Senate Republican Caucus formally requested a veto of the measure in this veto letter. The new law will remove a tool frequently used by law enforcement to …continue reading

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Senate Republican Leader Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) delivered a letter to the governor urging him to veto Senate 357, a soft-on-crime measure advocated by California Democrats that would hurt California’s ability to combat human trafficking. Click here to download the letter, signed by members of the California Senate Republican Caucus. …continue reading

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Nathan Hochman, the leading Republican candidate for California Attorney General, endorsed Senator Shannon Grove’s SB 1042, which for the first time makes human trafficking a violent and serious felony in California. “Senator Shannon Grove’s SB 1042 is a much-needed bill to address the ongoing, multi-billon dollar human trafficking crisis in …continue reading

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St. Irenaeus’ Bridge of Light: Human Trafficking to Human Triumph Ministry had a successful booth at the Cypress Festival on October 9th that increased community awareness about the global problem of human trafficking. This ministry is part of Health Ministry at St. Irenaeus Catholic Church in Cypress. The Stop Human …continue reading

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If you’ve ever wondered what you can do to prevent the sexual exploitation of children, please join the Lunch & Learn event, “Taking Action to Prevent Child Sexual Exploitation,” on Monday, May 17th at noon via Zoom. The presenters will be two representatives of CBIS (Christian Brothers Investment Services), Chela …continue reading

Top Ten Stories for February 14 through February 20 include a Cypress power outage, a Lakewood vaccination clinic, and traffic deaths. Top Ten Stories for February 14 through February 20 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Brief power outage …continue reading

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Through their investigation, Vice Detectives identified a suspect who used a commercial sex website to contact the 15-year-old female victim and paid her to perform a sex act on him outside his residence. On Feb. 12, 2021, Vice Detectives arrested John Ward Herrera, 29-year-old resident of La Puente, who was …continue reading