PBS NewsHour

Human trafficking victims put on hold by political gridlock

Clip: 03/18/2015 | 9m 41s

Lawmakers from both parties had come together in recent weeks to combat human trafficking with a bill to help victims. But now senators are in a standoff over a stipulation that bans the use of special funds for victims' abortions. Judy Woodruff talks to Bradley Myles of Polaris and Holly Austin Smith, an advocate and a trafficking survivor, about how predators lure victims and what’s at stake.

Aired: 03/18/15

Rating: NR

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