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Legal community prays for peace, justice at annual Red Mass – Georgia Bulletin

Legal community prays for peace, justice at annual Red Mass – Georgia Bulletin

Photo By Michael AlexanderStanding among his fellow adjudicators during the Oct. 11 Red Mass, Judge Trent Brown III, center, of the Georgia Court of Appeals, gazes upon the large crucifix that hangs behind the altar at Sacred Heart of Jesus Basilica, Atlanta. Atlanta Published October 18, 2018 Facebook Twitter Google+ ATLANTA—The St. Thomas More Society’s annual Red Mass, celebrated Oct. 11, signifies the beginning of a judicial calendar year. Judges, attorneys and others who…

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Feature: Sex Trafficking: Youth a disturbing target – Worcester Mag

Feature: Sex Trafficking: Youth a disturbing target – Worcester Mag

(Editor’s Notes: This story is part of an ongoing series in Worcester Magazine on sex trafficking. The online version of this story contains information received from the state Department of Children and Families after deadline.) Sex trafficking affects cities and towns nationwide, and officials in the second largest city in New England are acknowledging its reach here. The light appears to be shining brighter on sex trafficking — in particular, the trafficking of youth — recently. Just last month, Ashley…

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Turkey: Enabling Mass Illegal Migration into Greece – Gatestone Institute

Turkey: Enabling Mass Illegal Migration into Greece – Gatestone Institute

A recent surge of illegal migrant arrivals has put the Greek city of Thessaloniki in crisis. “Dozens of migrants have turned Aristotelous square in the center of Thessaloniki to a makeshift camp,” with many “sleeping in the open.” Pictured: The Idomeni migrant relocation camp, near Thessaloniki. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) Greece is currently facing a serious surge in undocumented migrant arrivals in the Evros region, an entry point for migrants illegally trying to enter the country from…

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Norwell police urge people to stay vigilant as posts about human trafficking recruitment circulate online – Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

Norwell police urge people to stay vigilant as posts about human trafficking recruitment circulate online – Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

NORWELL, MASS. (WHDH) – Norwell police are urging people to be aware of their surroundings as individuals allegedly try to recruit young woman for human trafficking by speaking about religion. Officers responding to Stop & Shop on Washington Street Monday just before 8 p.m. found a 24-year-old woman who reported that she observed another woman following her in the store. That woman allegedly approached the 24-year-old and began speaking about Christianity. The 24-year-old reported the suspicious activity…

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Atlanta’s Red Mass service, luncheon to honor judge, lawyer battling human, sex trafficking – MDJOnline.com

Atlanta’s Red Mass service, luncheon to honor judge, lawyer battling human, sex trafficking – MDJOnline.com

Thursday at 11 a.m., Atlanta’s judges, attorneys and legal professionals of all faiths will join other public officials at The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus downtown (353 Peachtree St.) to celebrate a traditional Red Mass to mark the beginning of a new judicial year and to seek blessings for the judicial system and pray for peace and justice. Sponsored by Atlanta’s St. Thomas More Society, an association of Catholic lawyers (www.stm-atlanta.org), the service is an ancient one with…

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Atlanta’s Red Mass service, luncheon to mark judicial year, honor judge, lawyer battling trafficking – MDJOnline.com

Atlanta’s Red Mass service, luncheon to mark judicial year, honor judge, lawyer battling trafficking – MDJOnline.com

Thursday at 11 a.m., Atlanta’s judges, attorneys and legal professionals of all faiths will join other public officials at The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus downtown (353 Peachtree St.) to celebrate a traditional Red Mass to mark the beginning of a new judicial year and to seek blessings for the judicial system and pray for peace and justice. Sponsored by Atlanta’s St. Thomas More Society, an association of Catholic lawyers (www.stm-atlanta.org), the service is an ancient one with…

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HEALEY an official ‘badass’ — BAKER and GONZALEZ face-off — WARREN spending big on Facebook – Politico

HEALEY an official ‘badass’ — BAKER and GONZALEZ face-off — WARREN spending big on Facebook – Politico

GOOD MORNING, MASSACHUSETTS. Hope you had a great long weekend. FIRST IN PLAYBOOK: HEALEY AN OFFICIAL ‘BADASS’ — Attorney General Maura Healey calls for more women in government in a new video released this morning by InStyle magazine, the popular celebrity style publication. The state’s top lawyer is featured on the magazine’s “The Badass 50” list, alongside stars like Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Parkland shooting survivor and activist Emma González, California Sen. Kamala Harris and rapper Cardi B….

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Ashley Goodrich pleads not guilty to trafficking minor who lived in group home, setting up sexual encounters in … – MassLive.com

Ashley Goodrich pleads not guilty to trafficking minor who lived in group home, setting up sexual encounters in … – MassLive.com

A 27-year-old Lynn woman is accused of trafficking a minor who lived in a Saugus group home, setting up sexual encounters for the minor in Boston and Worcester, according to the state attorney general’s office. Ashley Goodrich was indicted by a statewide grand jury last month on four counts of trafficking a minor for sexual servitude; one count of deriving support from prostitution of a minor; and four counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, according to the…

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Clinicians report uptick in youth sex trafficking in W.Mass – WESTERNMASSNEWS.com

Clinicians report uptick in youth sex trafficking in W.Mass – WESTERNMASSNEWS.com

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) — A modern form of slavery is tearing apart families in western Massachusetts. Local clinicians said a hub for youth sex trafficking has shifted from Boston and is spreading into the Pioneer Valley. Experts working in the field said youth sex trafficking isn’t what much of society thinks it is. Often times it takes a closer look to see traffickers in our midst, and western Massachusetts residents…

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Church news: Documentary on human trafficking offered in New Lenox – Chicago Tribune

Church news: Documentary on human trafficking offered in New Lenox – Chicago Tribune

Chicago Heights St. Paul’s Lutheran Church: 330 W. Highland Dr. — The Sunday School will host a Pumpkin Patch & Car Show Oct. 6 at 10th St. & Ashland Ave. The Pumpkin Patch will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Chicago Heights Southside Cruisers car show will be from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Trophies will be awarded. The Pumpkin Patch fall decorative items for sale, scarecrows, a bake sale and face painting. The annual Lutherfest…

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