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April 2, 2013
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Nevada bills crack down on child sex trafficking

Lawmakers considered a bill on Monday that could send someone who solicits sex with a child under 14 to prison for life — regardless of whether they knew the age of the person involved. The provision is part of a bill presented by Assemblyman John Hambrick, R-Las Vegas, to the Assembly Judiciary Committee. “What we’re talking about is not the solicitation of prostitution; what we’re talking about is the solicitation of rape — the rape of our children,” Hambrick told committee members in a thundering voice. “We must send a message far and wide that our children cannot be rented …

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