forced labor http://michiganradio.org en 'Human trafficking' bills moving through Michigan legislature http://michiganradio.org/post/human-trafficking-bills-moving-through-michigan-legislature <p>There are dozens of bills before the Michigan Legislature dealing with human trafficking.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Another 23 bills were unveiled today as part of a package dealing with forced labor and prostitution.</p><p>Kurt Heise is the chairman of the House Criminal Justice Committee. He says the bills introduced this week not only go after the pimps and johns but also acknowledges the needs of the victims.</p><p>“We look at the young people and the vulnerable adults who are trafficked as victims and that they get the love and support that we can provide,” says Heise.</p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 20:19:41 +0000 Steve Carmody 16157 at http://michiganradio.org 'Human trafficking' bills moving through Michigan legislature