Over 79,500 supporters who signed the Freedom United petition demanded for an end to criminalization of child trafficking survivors in New Hampshire.
Survivors of child sex trafficking are now better protected, thanks in part to your efforts.
New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu has now signed House Bill 189 into law, which exempts child victims from facing criminal penalties for non-violent offenses committed as a result of human trafficking.
Too often victims carry criminal records for acts that their trafficker made them commit. These records follow children the rest of their lives, presenting barriers to obtaining safe and stable housing and employment.
But New Hampshire has put an end to this criminalization of child trafficking survivors, and we want to congratulate the Governor on passing this landmark legislation.
The team at Freedom United also sends a huge thank you to the over 79,500 supporters who signed our petition, our partners, and the survivor advocates who helped get House Bill 189 across the finish line.
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