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Sen. Renee Unterman Champions “Safe Harbor” Legislation with Candlelight Vigil and Press Conference

Sen. Unterman and a Vigil Attendee

Sen. Unterman and a Vigil Attendee

ATLANTA (December 12, 2014)  |  Sen. Renee Unterman (R – Buford) hosted a press conference and candlelight vigil on Thursday, December 11, in support of proposed legislation for child victims of human trafficking. Senate Bill 8, also known as the “Safe Harbor” bill, was pre-filed on Thursday morning to address several inconsistencies in the prosecution of human trafficking cases in Georgia. The press conference and candlelight vigil were held with the full support and assistance of advocacy groups Street Grace, Wellspring Living, youthSpark and Georgia Cares. Speakers included Rev. Dr. Scott Weimer and Rabbi David Spinrad, as well as Sen. Unterman. (more…)