- Generation Freedom is a coalition that is calling on the next U.S. President to make human trafficking a priority
- It wants the U.S. government to spend $3 billion a year toward a coordinated program to tackle human trafficking
General Charles C. Krulak (ret.) is the former commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps and Human Rights First Bankrupt Slavery Campaign Ambassador. The opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the author.
(CNN)In Washington, everyone hates human trafficking. Over the last decade, as public awareness of modern slavery has grown, so too has the U.S. government's effort to combat it. Leaders of both parties have teamed up to pass anti-trafficking laws, and impassioned speeches denouncing the horrific practice are common.