Human trafficking bill inspired by Cyntoia Brown clears House

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 03, 2020 3:30 PM CT | Published: March 03, 2020 1:47 PM CT

Responding to Cyntoia Brown's case, legislation by state Rep. London Lamar of Memphis has passed in the House enabling victims of human trafficking to use it as a self-defense in criminal cases.

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Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.


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