REFLECTION: Slavery in the 21st century

by Tony Magliano Slavery ended in the 19th century, right? Wrong. It’s an easy enough mistake to make. After all, the end of America’s civil war and the Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution – both in 1865 – brought an end to slavery in the U.S. And the British Slavery Abolition Act in 1834 … Continue reading REFLECTION: Slavery in the 21st century

HUMAN TRAFFICKING: PCUSA signs onto letter in support of The End Modern Slavery Initiative Act

Pax Christi USA has signed onto a letter in support of The End Modern Slavery Initiative Act, which was introduced in the Senate this past week. This groundbreaking legislation would authorize $250 million in U.S. funds to leverage a $1.5 billion dollar global fund to combat human trafficking around the world. This would be the most … Continue reading HUMAN TRAFFICKING: PCUSA signs onto letter in support of The End Modern Slavery Initiative Act