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Archive for March 4th, 2009

Slavery Still Exists

In the tomato fields of Florida.

involuntary servitude–slavery–is alive and well in Florida. Since 1997, law-enforcement officials have freed more than 1,000 men and women in seven different slavery cases. And those are only the instances that resulted in convictions. Frightened, undocumented, mistrustful of the police, and speaking little or no English, most slaves refuse to testify, which means their captors cannot be tried.

You can sign a letter to Florida Governor Charlie Crist here.

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