Democratic and GOP campaigns vow to fight human trafficking

The inside of a van used for human trafficking that was captured in the Czech Republic last week. (Photo: CZECH REPUBLIC POLICE / HANDOUT, EPA)

The inside of a van used for human trafficking that was captured in the Czech Republic last week. (Photo: CZECH REPUBLIC POLICE / HANDOUT, EPA)

A coalition called Generation Freedom has found an issue that unites Democratic and Republican campaigns even in this fractious campaign year: The need to fight human trafficking and slavery.

The campaigns of Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump and John Kasich have all lent support to the organization's call to step up anti-trafficking efforts in the United States and across the globe.

"Human trafficking is one of the most rampant and yet under addressed human rights issues in our time," said Brian Gallagher, president and CEO of United Way Worldwide and a member of the Generation Freedom coalition.

To read more: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/onpolitics/2016/03/30/generation-freedom-human-trafficking-slavery-clinton-sanders-trump-kasich/82428278/