Five women are suing Tim Ballard, whose life story as a child trafficking opponent inspired the 2023 film popular with conservative moviegoers.
Ryan Dark White, a U.S. Senate candidate in Maryland running as Jon McGreevey, concocted the story for "his own political agenda," the sheriff said.
"For years I just kept blocking it out," the long-distance runner told the BBC. "But you can only block it out for so long."
One year ago, we launched a campaign in California, called "No Such Thing As A Child Prostitute." Our goal? To eliminate the very notion of "child prostitute" in both language and in law.
A proposed bill would prevent victims from being arrested alongside traffickers in brothel raids.
“I promised myself that whatever I could do to help other children not to suffer, I would do.”