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Sex trafficking, other issues laid out for religious lobby group

Cracking down on sex-trafficking in Nevada is the aim of an omnibus bill discussed with a religious lobbying organization the morning the 77th Legislature convened.

At a pre-session breakfast Monday, members of the Religious Alliance in Nevada heard from Chief Deputy Attorney General Michon Martin on that bill, and from other speakers on both education and Obamacare impacts. The sex-trafficking measure is Assembly Bill 67.

"Unfortunately," said Martin, "we have sex-trafficking here."

She said it happens when adult sex workers are intimidated by pimps, but also with the under-aged who are forced by adults into being sex-working victims.

"That's rape," …

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