Front of the Book: Human Trafficking, the Superintendent Search, and the Planning Commission
May 29, 2015 at 8:00AM
On the cover this week, Abby White on sex trafficking of minors and the fight to bring it into the light:
Nashville's proximity to Atlanta — one of the largest domestic human trafficking hubs, according to a 2014 Urban Institute report commissioned by the U.S. Justice Department — and the fact that three major interstates intersect within our city limits makes it an ideal location to funnel people through a reverse underground railroad. Compounding the problem is the fact that human trafficking is an extremely difficult issue to tackle.