Image: "USA/Sex Workers" by compassionate_tara By Dr. Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco This week, the D.C. City Council will hold a public hearing on a bill that will legalize prostitution. The Bill, entitled the “Community Safety and Health Amendment Act of 2019,” is erroneously discussed in the media as an...

Freedom Light Executive Director, Dr. Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco, joins panel with Dan Abrams, Tom Llamas, Pierre Thomas, and George Stephanopoulos to discuss sex trafficking and Jeffrey Epstein suicide. https://abcnews.go.com/ThisWeek/video/epstein-eyes-times-pierre-thomas-64911537...

The Quantico Area Industrial Security Council (QAISC) provides a forum for educating security professionals safeguarding national security in the Quantico, Virginia area. Last week, Freedom Light Executive Director, Dr. Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco, was invited as a guest speaker to educate these professionals on human trafficking red...

By Dr. Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco Recently, Kamala Harris became the first mainstream U.S. presidential candidate to publicly state she supports the decriminalization of the commercial sex industry. In an interview with the Root, the career prosecutor and junior senator from California was asked, “Do you think that sex work...

By Dr. Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco Continuing our effort to take readers behind the headlines, this is the third of a three-part blog series on what every American should know about sex slaves, commercial sex consumers, and sex traffickers— hidden in plain sight, in big cities and small...

By Dr. Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco Continuing our effort to take readers behind the headlines, this is the second of a three-part blog series on what every American should know about sex slaves, commercial sex consumers, and sex traffickers— hidden in plain sight, in big cities and small...

By Dr. Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco The recent allegations against powerful men like Robert Kraft and Jeffrey Epstein consuming commercial sex services from possible victims have thrust the topic of sex trafficking into the forefront of American discourse. Over the years the public has been exposed to occasional...

Most people think of sex trafficking as something that only occurs in faraway places, but this crime has now become one of the fastest growing criminal enterprises affecting nearly every country in the world. Human trafficking can be a process where victims are transported across...

  Blue Compass in collaboration with Mason's Terrorism, Transnational Crime and Corruption Center (TraCCC), hosted #ExpeditionHacks Human Trafficking Hackathon, on April 14, 2018. Freedom Light’s Executive Director Dr. Mehlman-Orozco served as a subject matter expert at the event. The hackathon challenged technology experts to create a...

FOSTA will not end sex trafficking online The Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA) was signed into law in April 11, 2018, but it won’t end child sex trafficking online. The justification for this legislation rests on the misleading idea that individual...