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Sex Trade: Innocence Lost in America’s Heartland

Posted in Children, human trafficking with tags , , , , , , , on March 15, 2010 by saynsumthn

Many Americans think human trafficking thinking it couldn’t happen here in the U.S. But more cases are popping up not just in the big cities – but in the heartland.

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OLEDO, Ohio — For years, Americans have watched international reports of human trafficking thinking it couldn’t happen here. But now, researchers are finding more and more domestic cases and not just in the big cities or the border states. They’re in the heartland.

Shared Hope International, a Christian anti-trafficking organization, reports that up to 300,000 children in the U.S. are at risk for trafficking each year. Twelve years old is the average age of entry.

“Men are buying younger children,” Shared Hope founder and former congresswoman Linda Smith said. “They’re buying more violent acts with the children and those children aren’t willingly saying ‘I want to be prostituted.’ Now we’re seeing 9, 10, 11-year-olds. Eleven years old is common–snatched from a middle school, lured through a mall or online.”

Traffickers are kidnapping or luring these children from all kinds of communities. Ohio is just one place where it’s surfacing.

Dr. Celia Williamson at the University of Toledo authored a recent report for Ohio’s Attorney General Richard Cordray. The report estimates more than 1,000 Ohio children are trafficked each year.

Toledo is one city where trafficking is well documented. Williamson’s report ranks it number four in the U.S. in terms of the number of arrests, investigations and rescues of child trafficking victims. But per capita, Toledo leads the nation.

“Toledo is an origin city,” Williamson explained. “The kids are recruited here and they’re shipped across the country, so when the FBI rescues kids they may find Toledo kids in Las Vegas and Atlanta, Pennsylvania, and California.”

Innocence Lost Task Force

In 2003, the FBI, Department of Justice, and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children launched anti-trafficking “Innocence Lost” task forces around the country. Since then, 34 task forces and working groups have been started.

Toledo became a focus after a 2006 raid on a Pennsylvania truck stop. Almost half of the 150 victims were from Toledo. Seventeen of the 18 traffickers also called the city home.

So, why Toledo? “I don’t necessarily think there’s more here. I just think we’re doing a better job of identifying and attacking the problem here,” FBI special agent Dave Dustin said. “It’s a common sentiment among law enforcement in Toledo.”

To the untrained eye, however, trafficking is often hard to see. The general public can easily tune out hot spots like strip clubs, motels, and truck stops. And most would never think of events like the Super Bowl as major trafficking destinations.

But the FBI says traffickers flock to big games and conventions where they know they’ll find an easy market.

“You’re not going to see kids out on the street in everyday America because those are more likely to be the recruitment areas,” Williamson said. “Those are the areas where our kids are at risk for being recruited and then shipped around the country.”

A Country in Denial

That lack of visibility tends to discourage public awareness.

“There’s a sense of denial among the general community about human trafficking,” Cordray, who leads the state trafficking commission, said. “There’s a desire to believe it’s an international problem but not an American problem.”

Almost a year into its work, Cordray’s commission has more questions than answers. One question: Just why has Toledo become such a trafficking hub?

Some possible reasons include its proximity to Canada and crossroads status. Major interstates flank the small, working-class city. Also, many families struggle financially, which puts their children at greater risk. Sadly, there’s also a generational issue.

“We’re seeing a lot of cases, especially with the pimps, where the pimp’s father was a pimp or the pimp’s mother was a prostitute,” Dustin said.

Life After the Sex Trade

Another question: How to help the children once they’re rescued.

“Right now what happens in our country is that a kid is involved in the sex trade, traumatized by her traffickers, rescued and handcuffed by law enforcement and put in detention centers across the U.S.” Williamson said.

“Most of the girls have no self-esteem,” said Jennifer Meyers, an FBI victim specialist.

For most victims of trafficking, life once they get off the streets is tremendously difficult, and home is often not a safe place to go. That’s why a group of Christians in Ohio is about to open Gracehaven, a rehab home for survivors.

Gracehaven’s first employee, Teresa Flores, is herself a survivor. Having escaped in high school she now understands the mind games traffickers play and why it’s so hard to get out.

“Once you’re broken, which is usually through rape, gang rape — things like that — then they come back and tell you they love you and that if you love them you’ll do this for them,” Flores explained.

Breaking New Ground

When it opens later this year, Gracehaven will break new ground. Not literally, but nationally. No other Christian-based shelter like it exists.

Gracehaven founder Dr. Jeffrey Barrows is also helping to oversee four similar up-and-coming ministries across the country through the newly formed Christian Trafficking Shelter Association.

“There’s just been a larger uprising, especially in the faith-based community, of people realizing ‘Hey, wait a minute. This is going on all around us and we need to rise up and do something about it,'” Barrows said.

That’s the challenge – what to do.

Gracehaven will provide residents 24/7 care for a minimum of nine months. It will offer individual counseling and training in life skills. But there’s a price to pay for breaking new ground. There is next to no research to help develop curriculum, education, and programming. Little has been done to understand the best way to rehabilitate the victims of trafficking.

Flores explained the mindset of many victims.

“You know this is wrong. You know you don’t want to do this — nobody does,” she said. “But you don’t know anyway out, like you don’t have any other options. You feel like there is nobody who would understand you.”

But Flores now has a vision for where she wants to take these precious survivors who have endured such severe trauma.

“They have to understand that that was just one piece of the puzzle, one part of them,” she said. “We have to teach them, ‘You’re more than that….and God loves you.'”

At stake: Lives that hang in the balance, children torn from the streets of middle America and plunged into darkness.

But now, with growing awareness and the outreach of faith, there’s more hope than ever.

Prostituting Health Care- ACORN to benefit from Senate Health Care Bill

Posted in Abortion, Health Care, Life Dynamics, Maafa21, Obama, Planned Parenthood, Population Control, pro-choice, Pro-Life, Racism with tags , , , , , , on December 23, 2009 by saynsumthn

Who benefits from Senate healthcare? ACORN!
One News Now Reports:

A legal scholar says the Senate healthcare bill is not only stuffed full of racial quotas and preferences, but it also gives the disgraced liberal activist group ACORN opportunities to receive funding from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Harry Reid’s (D-Nevada) “manager’s amendment” in the Senate healthcare bill requires that six federal agencies each establish an “Office of Minority Health.” Under that requirement, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is supposed to award grants and contracts to organizations that are “indigenous human resource providers in communities of color” and engage in “community outreach activities” — the type of work ACORN says it has been doing for years.

Hans von Spakovsky, a senior legal fellow at The Heritage Foundation, says scandal-plagued ACORN — the Association of Community Organizers for Reform Now — is exactly the kind of organization that will be applying for and receiving these federal funds.

“It illustrates this wrong assumption that’s all throughout this huge bill, and that is there are all these racial preferences and racial quotas everywhere in it,” he explains. “There’s this whole assumption by the left that the disparities in healthcare have to do with the racial background of doctors — something that is completely untrue — and it’s these kinds of things that in fact may worsen healthcare across the country.”

Senator Roland Burris (D-Illinois) said earlier this month that he would filibuster the healthcare bill if it did not contain a public option. However, Burris now tells The Weekly Standard he was willing to support the Senate bill once the “disparity” provision was included in the manager’s amendment (pages 240-248).

According to The Weekly Standard, ACORN also stands to qualify for funding on page 150 of the amendment, which states that “community and consumer-focused nonprofit groups” may receive grants to “conduct public education activities to raise awareness of the availability of qualified health plans.”

According to The Weekly Standard: Senator Roland Burris is claiming credit for a provision in Harry Reid’s “manager’s amendment,” unveiled Saturday morning, that could funnel money to ACORN through the health care bill.

On December 9, Burris, an Illinois Democrat, pledged that he would filibuster a health care bill without a public option. “If we have to get 60 and it comes back and it does not have a public option in it, I will not vote for it,” he said. Then early last week he said he could vote for the bill if there were changes made to achieve the goals of the public option: “until this bill addresses cost, competition, and accountability in a meaningful way—it will not win [my vote].”

Asked last night before the Senate voted why he was planning to support a bill without a public option, Burris said: “We have a great bill–the best we could get. And it also covers most of our concerns: competition, cost, and accountability.” But had anything specifically changed in the text of the bill that helped him change his mind? Burris told THE WEEKLY STANDARD: “It was the disparity provision that was put in, which we had something to do with, in terms of making sure that diabetes and the other diseases that are affecting minorities are really studied by HHS in all of these pilot programs.”

ACORN would also qualify for funding on page 150 of the underlying Reid bill, which says that “community and consumer-focused nonprofit groups” may receive grants to “conduct public education activities to raise awareness of the availability of qualified health plans.”
Earlier this year, Congress passed and the president signed into law a ban on federal funding for ACORN, but a judge ruled that that law was unconstitutional

ACORN Covers for Sex Trafficking:

Watch as this ACORN worker gets a “prostitute” into public housing and then when she tells them she has 13 “underage” girls from El Salvador coming to stay with her so they can essentially learn the “ropes” of prostitution, ACORN assists in helping them cover up and shows them how to make these “SEX SLAVES” independents which they can get a TAX DEDUCTION for.

THIS IS AN OUTRAGE !!!!

ACORN Tells her, ” Don’t worry, you’re fine…make sure they go to school”

When asked, ” But they can still work”

ACORN Replies, “Yes, make sure they go to school” and then tells them how to get a child tax credit !

ACORN ” You’re business is PERFORMING ARTS – so stop saying PROSTITUTION” and then tells her she will get a discount since she is just “Starting out”

ACORN Sting Resembles Planned Parenthood Sting:

Filmaker, James O’Keefe, has uncovered corruption in the ACORN organization. His undercover films have been blasted all over the cable news and internet blogs, exposing ACORN’s callous views of child sex trafficking and illegal prostitution rings. But O’Keefe was involved in a former undercover investigation involving tax payer dollars of hundreds of millions a year to an organization which covers for child sexual abuse !

That organization is PLANNED PARENTHOOD. And that investigation was done with another brave woman – Lila Rose.

James O’Keefe is a 25 year-old Rutgers graduate and a veteran of Live Action films, the group led by UCLA student Lila Rose, 20, which began a series of sting operations in order to uncover a culture of corruption rife within the abortion industry.

In 2007, O’Keefe posed as a 23-year old “boyfriend” accompanying Rose, also posing as his 15-year-old “girlfriend,” in another sting that showed a Los Angeles Planned Parenthood staffer offering them advice as to how to arrange for the abortion and cover-up the statutory rape.

Rose later developed this operation into a nationwide sting in which she showed that Planned Parenthood staffers were willing to cover up the statutory rape of 14 year-old girl by her 30-year-old boyfriend.

One of the Advocate’s video came out at the same time that Planned Parenthood’s Southwest Ohio Region faces a lawsuit from another rape victim who was forced by her father to have sex with him during the time she was 13-18 years of age and an abortion at age 16. Lawyers for the victim have accused Planned Parenthood’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy for perpetuating her sexual molestation until she finally told a basketball coach, who then informed the authorities.

The bold investigation by Lila Rose is reminiscent of the exposé by Life Dynamics, in which a woman posing as a 13-year old impregnated by a 22-year-old made 800 calls to abortion facilities across the United States. 91% of the facilities that admitted that a crime had been committed agreed to conceal it. Of those abortion clinics called, many were Planned Parenthoods.

Listen HERE.

Rose and O’Keefe also investigated allegations that Planned Parenthood is racist:

In a written from President/CEO, Christine R. Charbonneau,statement, Planned Parenthood has denied that they are racist:

“I must admit I had a palm-in-forehead moment last month when an anti-choice group from Southern California released a tape of what sounds like a Planned
Parenthood employee accepting a donation over the phone from an overtly racist donor. Naturally, the right wing radio talk show hosts had a field day
with this. One of them actually posed this question to his audience: “Is Planned Parenthood racist or just morally bankrupt?”

We do not accept money from people with racist motivations, no matter how much money they wish to donate.

Oh, Really ???? Guess you’d best talk to your former President, Faye Watteltonn about that one.

Although ACORN has received $54 million of taxpayer dollars over the years, Planned Parenthood receives $1 MILLION dollars per day – Of tax payer dollars, which they can use to abort Black Babies ! WHERE IS THE OUTRAGE ???? WHERE IS THE MEDIA ???

Planned Parenthood also risks losing $280- million in government funding, primarily through Title X funds, and the abortion provider’s 2004-2005 annual report showed that from an $882 million income they made $63 million in profits.

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Former Planned Parenthood sex educator seeks to open sex shop in Rhode Island

Posted in Planned Parenthood with tags , , , , , , , , on December 2, 2009 by saynsumthn

PAWTUCKET – A stalled plan to open a sexual health center on Main Street appears headed for Superior Court after an appeals hearing before the city’s Zoning Board of Review left its backer conceding that she has little or no chance of winning her fight on the local level.

Board members made no official decision to reject an appeal by applicant Megan Andelloux, but several made it clear that they intend to back Zoning Director Ron Travers and his decision to reject Andelloux and her Center for Sexual Pleasure and Health.

Travers maintains that a sexual health center at 250 Main St. would be “educational” in nature according to Andelloux’ own application to open, and is thus prohibited from gaining a certificate of zoning compliance to operate in the mixed-use commercial zone.

Megan Andelloux worked as a Community Educator at Planned Parenthood. She has worked and presented at True Colors for Planned Parenthood Of CT where she put on Temptation Island. Before PPC she worked at Planned Parenthood of Greater Northern New Jersey as a Sexual Health Education.

Rumors have flown that a woman with strong ties to Planned Parenthood and women’s rights groups is trying to open everything from a brothel or sex-trafficking business to an abortion clinic or a place to teach children about bondage. But Andelloux says her resource center is exactly what she says it is, a place where adults can feel comfortable asking questions they couldn’t have answered anywhere else.

According to the Boston Phoenix, The trouble started with an e-mail sent a couple of weeks back by University of Rhode Island professor Donna Hughes, best known for her crusade to close the state’s prostitution loophole, to members of the city council.

Utilizing the suggestive power of well-placed quotation marks, the missive read, simply: “Hello, A center for ‘sexual rights’ and ‘sexual pleasure’ is opening in Pawtucket,” and included a listing for Andelloux’s Web site, http://www.thecsph.org.

Deputy City Clerk Michelle Hardy said Hughes’ e-mail was the first time any of the council members had heard of the center.

Most of the time people call us first to register their business,” Hardy said. “I’m not really the license police. But when something is brought to our attention, we do need to act on it.”

In 2006- The Metro reported , “Sex shop expands to two floors to get classy Additional instruction, erotic art gallery to come”

That a sex shop run by Miko Exoticwear was converted nto a sexual education center and art gallery dedicated to erotic art.
Gellman said he has wanted to create an art gallery to facilitate the exposure of erotic art.

The classroom space, which can hold 16 to 20 people comfortably, contains an array of sex toys, informative flyers and pamphlets, erotic books and videos – anything pro-female or pro-sex, Gellman said.

The Metro reported that the sex classes are taught by Megan Andelloux, a sexual health educator who has worked at Planned Parenthood.

She noted that the oral sex class attracts a lot of people because class members actually practice on dildos and mangos.

Gellman estimated that between 10 and 15 percent of the classes are made up of Brown students. Among Brown students, the most popular classes are Sex Toys 101, Oral Sex – officially titled “Honey Pots and Popsicles: Oral Sex Tricks of the Trade” – and Bondage, Discipline, Sadomasochism, Andelloux said.

In 2006, The Daily Free Press reported that the Boston University Women’s Resource Center hosted a holiday event calling it the “the naughtier side” . The Vox Annual Sex Toy Party drew about 65 attendees to view different toys and accessories and hear shopping advice about what to look for in adult toys. Megan Andelloux, director of the Sexuality Learning and Resource Centers in Providence, R.I., provided most of the information.

Voices for Choices, which is shortened to Vox, is BU’s student-run Planned Parenthood affiliate.

Andelloux passed the sex toys around and spoke about different types of lubricant and vibrators. Water resistance, vibration settings, size, color, feel and multi-stimulation are some basic features Andelloux said people should look for when purchasing a sex toy.

ACORN sting resembles Planned Parenthood sting

Posted in Abortion, birth control, Black Genocide, Eugenics, Health Care, Margaret Sanger, Nazi, Planned Parenthood, Population Control, Racism, Sterilization, Violence against women with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 17, 2009 by saynsumthn

Filmaker, James O’Keefe, has uncovered corruption in the ACORN organization. His undercover films have been blasted all over the cable news and internet blogs, exposing ACORN’s callous views of child sex trafficking and illegal prostitution rings. But O’Keefe was involved in a former undercover investigation involving tax payer dollars of hundreds of millions a year to an organization which covers for child sexual abuse !

That organization is PLANNED PARENTHOOD. And that investigation was done with another brave woman – Lila Rose.

James O’Keefe is a 25 year-old Rutgers graduate and a veteran of Live Action films, the group led by UCLA student Lila Rose, 20, which began a series of sting operations in order to uncover a culture of corruption rife within the abortion industry.

In 2007, O’Keefe posed as a 23-year old “boyfriend” accompanying Rose, also posing as his 15-year-old “girlfriend,” in another sting that showed a Los Angeles Planned Parenthood staffer offering them advice as to how to arrange for the abortion and cover-up the statutory rape.

Rose later developed this operation into a nationwide sting in which she showed that Planned Parenthood staffers were willing to cover up the statutory rape of 14 year-old girl by her 30-year-old boyfriend.

One of the Advocate’s video came out at the same time that Planned Parenthood’s Southwest Ohio Region faces a lawsuit from another rape victim who was forced by her father to have sex with him during the time she was 13-18 years of age and an abortion at age 16. Lawyers for the victim have accused Planned Parenthood’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy for perpetuating her sexual molestation until she finally told a basketball coach, who then informed the authorities.

The bold investigation by Lila Rose is reminiscent of the exposé by Life Dynamics, in which a woman posing as a 13-year old impregnated by a 22-year-old made 800 calls to abortion facilities across the United States. 91% of the facilities that admitted that a crime had been committed agreed to conceal it. Of those abortion clinics called, many were Planned Parenthoods.

Listen HERE.

Rose and O’Keefe also investigated allegations that Planned Parenthood is racist:

In a written from President/CEO, Christine R. Charbonneau,statement, Planned Parenthood has denied that they are racist:

“I must admit I had a palm-in-forehead moment last month when an anti-choice group from Southern California released a tape of what sounds like a Planned
Parenthood employee accepting a donation over the phone from an overtly racist donor. Naturally, the right wing radio talk show hosts had a field day
with this. One of them actually posed this question to his audience: “Is Planned Parenthood racist or just morally bankrupt?”

We do not accept money from people with racist motivations, no matter how much money they wish to donate.

Oh, Really ???? Guess you’d best talk to your former President, Faye Watteltonn about that one.

Although ACORN has received $54 million of taxpayer dollars over the years, Planned Parenthood receives $1 MILLION dollars per day – Of tax payer dollars, which they can use to abort Black Babies ! WHERE IS THE OUTRAGE ???? WHERE IS THE MEDIA ???

Planned Parenthood also risks losing $280- million in government funding, primarily through Title X funds, and the abortion provider’s 2004-2005 annual report showed that from an $882 million income they made $63 million in profits.

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