A Look At Ohio's Truckers Against Trafficking

Many people throughout the United States might not understand the real issue of sex trafficking and how it is actually more common than you would think. Truckers Against Trafficking is a nonprofit organization that has a mission of educating, equipping, empowering, and mobilizing members of the trucking and travel plaza industry to combat domestic sex trafficking. To do this, the organization aims to provide members of the trucking industry with training on how they might be able to recognize human trafficking while on the job. The state of Ohio recently announced that they would be the first state in the nation to implement mandatory Truckers Against Trafficking training for all CDL drivers.

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Ohio Archaeological Sites Lack Protection; Open to Scavengers

By Ohio law, abandoned cemeteries, unmarked burial and grave sites over 125 years old, or burial ground that’s located on private property remain unprotected. Anyone with a shovel can dig up remains and artifacts.

While it is against the law to sell these found ancient artifacts (although it’s only classified as a minor misdemeanor) it’s not illegal to possess them or dig them up from these unprotected ancient sites. The remains and artifacts could have potentially important historical significance. They are often thousands of years old, and provide a vital look into both Ohio and human history.

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