SALT LAKE CITY — A Davis County Republican wants to give convicted child sex traffickers the ultimate punishment – the death penalty.
Rep. Paul Ray, R-Clinton, is pushing to make child sex trafficking a capital offense. He says he accompanied the Salt Lake City vice squad on patrol a few years ago. He’s realized how big an issue child trafficking is in Utah. He said he’s been working on bills to target prostitution and trafficking for years.
“I got so fed up with what I’ve seen,” Ray said. “It’s time to take the ultimate jump and say if you traffic a kid for sex, we’re going to kill you.” Full Article