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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie discusses human trafficking and other issues Friday with Cindy McCain during an event hosted by Arizona State University’s McCain Institute for International Leadership.

Believing that Republicans can win support from Hispanics just by supporting immigration reform “is insulting to Hispanic voters all over the country,” New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Friday. Read more»

Taryn Offenbacher of Shared Hope International said closing the 'age loophole' should be a priority. 'A minor is a minor' and customers should be punished just as severely whether that minor is 14 or 17, she said.

Someone who solicits sex with a minor in Arizona could face up to 27 years in prison. Or 90 days. It’s what advocates call the “age loophole” and they say changing it is a priority. Read more»

Cindy McCain and Gilbert Orrantia, director of the Arizona Department of Homeland Security, co-chairs of the Governor’s Task Force on Human Trafficking, discuss recommendations the group plans to make.

A task force Gov. Jan Brewer assembled to address human trafficking plans to recommend laws toughening penalties for johns in child prostitution cases and raising public awareness of the problem. Read more» 1