Human trafficking on the rise in South Carolina

South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson recently reported that human trafficking in the state has increased. In the annual report of the task force he chairs, he stated, “In 2022, South Carolina saw a substantial increase in labor trafficking cases, while the number of children identified as sex trafficking victims continued to rise as well. […]

FBI honors Baptist ministry for human-trafficking work

FBI Director Christopher Wray recently presented the Baptist Friendship House of New Orleans with its distinguished 2018 Director’s Community Leadership Award for its work in fighting human trafficking. Kay Bennett, a Send Relief missionary with the North American Mission Board, accepted the award on behalf of the Baptist Friendship House at FBI headquarters in Washington, […]