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WASHINGTON D.C. (KSDK) – The U.S. House of Representatives passed a series of bills Tuesday to crack down on human sex trafficking in the U.S.

One of the measures makes it a crime to advertise for sex slaves. It was sponsored by Rep. Ann Wagner (R-Ballwin).

Wager's bill has a mandatory sentence of 15 years to life for anyone who knowingly advertises sex for children under 14.

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