Quantcast

Montana attorney general announces campaign to fight child sex t - KXLF.com | Continuous News | Butte, Montana

Montana attorney general announces campaign to fight child sex trafficking

Posted: Updated:

HELENA - Montana Attorney General Tim Fox announced this week his office is partnering in a public-awareness campaign aimed at stopping child sex trafficking. 

The PSA, called "Unmasked," targets the customers of child-sex trafficking and highlights the fact they are not anonymous. Other states participating in the campaign, called Demand and End, include Alabama, Arizona, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Nebraska, New Mexico and South Carolina.

According to Fox's office, the number of juvenile human trafficking victims rescued in Montana between 2015 and 2016 increased by 400 percent.

Fox is partnering with Street Grace, a Georgia nonprofit, and the Montana Broadcasters Association.

WEATHER
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Bozeman Women's March

    Bozeman Women's March

    Saturday, January 20 2018 10:00 PM EST2018-01-21 03:00:13 GMT

    Women men children are all gathered at Montana State University on Saturday to participate in the one year anniversary of the women's march. Most of the attendees went to Helena for last year’s march and they say seeing all these people again has brought tears to their eyes. “I wanted to start crying when I came up because it’s just amazing and so many men the children the kids being carried in the strollers I’ve even seen some in wheelchairs ..Yay,” S...

    Women men children are all gathered at Montana State University on Saturday to participate in the one year anniversary of the women's march. Most of the attendees went to Helena for last year’s march and they say seeing all these people again has brought tears to their eyes. “I wanted to start crying when I came up because it’s just amazing and so many men the children the kids being carried in the strollers I’ve even seen some in wheelchairs ..Yay,” S...

  • Belgrade Woman Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Drug Offense

    Belgrade Woman Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Drug Offense

    Friday, January 19 2018 7:00 PM EST2018-01-20 00:00:34 GMT
    BUTTE – Shannon Marie Leavitt, a 30-year-old resident of Belgrade, was sentenced today to 60 months in prison followed by four years supervised release after pleading guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute controlled substances.   U.S. District Judge Dana Christensen handed down the sentence. In late September 2016, investigators from the Missouri River Drug Task Force used a confidential informant to purchase methamphetamine.   The confidential i...
    BUTTE – Shannon Marie Leavitt, a 30-year-old resident of Belgrade, was sentenced today to 60 months in prison followed by four years supervised release after pleading guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute controlled substances.   U.S. District Judge Dana Christensen handed down the sentence. In late September 2016, investigators from the Missouri River Drug Task Force used a confidential informant to purchase methamphetamine.   The confidential i...
  • Natalie Portman, at 13, experienced 'sexual terrorism'

    Natalie Portman, at 13, experienced 'sexual terrorism'

    Saturday, January 20 2018 5:19 PM EST2018-01-20 22:19:45 GMT
    Natalie Portman said experiencing "sexual terrorism" at the age of 13 made her feel the need to cover her body and inhibit expression.
    Natalie Portman said experiencing "sexual terrorism" at the age of 13 made her feel the need to cover her body and inhibit expression.
Powered by Frankly

© KXLF.com 2018, KXLF.com
A CORDILLERA COMMUNICATIONS Station
All rights reserved
Privacy Policy, | Terms of Service, and Ad Choices

Can't find something?