Moderator’s introduction

Today’s moderator: Tom Sabulis

A 20-year veteran of the AJC, Tom Sabulis has covered news, politics and the arts during a career that has taken him to newspapers across the country. Since 2008, he has coordinated many of the newspaper’s pro/con debates and first-person guest columns.

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Georgia has progressed in recent years in the fight against human sex trafficking, but there is still more to do, writes a nonprofit leader who has been instrumental in proposing new legislation. A local legal expert says the public needs to recognize the victims of these crimes, many of them children, as survivors of abuse and violence; failing to do so only extends the harm they have suffered.

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