Abbott unveils plan to target sex criminals, drop rape-kit backlog


Abbott unveils plan to target sex criminals, drop rape-kit backlog
 

Sexual harassers at the Texas Capitol, child predators and purveyors of prostitution and human trafficking would be targeted for stricter enforcement and penalties under a plan unveiled Tuesday in Houston by Gov. Greg Abbott.
If adopted, the changes would represent significant changes to state criminal laws and enforcement on sex crimes, the latest move to curb continuing problems with sex crimes and human trafficking.
The move comes as Abbott campaigns for a second four-year term.
In announcing the election-year plan in Houston, where high levels of human sex trafficking has been... read more

 
6 February 2018 in Politics, Views: 28
Source: Chron
 


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