January is Human Trafficking Prevention Month

In 2010, by Presidential Proclamation, January was dedicated as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. This form of exploitation is often not understood or openly discussed. However, there are thousands of victims in the United States and millions worldwide.

Rep. Baird Introduces Bill to Prevent Catalytic Converter Thefts

Today, Rep. Jim Baird (IN-04) introduced the Preventing Auto Recycling Thefts (PART) Act, which aims to reduce catalytic converter thefts by marking identifying information on catalytic converters, addressing how the parts are purchased, and strengthening enforceability of catalytic converter theft for local law enforcement officers.