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January 27, 2014 6:56 PM

Lawmakers worry about sex trafficking at Super Bowl

In a chamber at standing-room-only capacity, with photographs of young victims flashing from TV screens aligning the committee walls, a House of Representatives panel held a hearing Monday to raise awareness about human trafficking. Of immediate concern among the legislators is this Sunday’s Super Bowl, an event that is thought to heighten the demand for forced prostitution.

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