As a district judge, Texas Supreme Court justice, Attorney General and U.S. Senator, John Cornyn has played critical roles in delivering justice to victims, survivors and their loved ones. In the Senate he’s sponsored the:

  • Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act, which cracks down on human trafficking and provides help for victims by:
    • Creating new law enforcement tools to fight human traffickers and the criminal networks that support them
    • Punishing pimps for buying and selling trafficked victims
    • Using fines from perpetrators to create a Domestic Trafficking Victims’ Fund to pay for victims’ services and law enforcement programs
    •  Treating exploited children as the victims they are – not as criminals
  • Abolish Human Trafficking Act, which toughens penalties on criminals and strengthens survivor support by:
    • Funding victims’ services and law enforcement
    • Empowering and restoring victims’ lives
    • Fighting human traffickers
    • Increasing awareness and prevention
  • Human Trafficking Survivor Tax Relief Act, which modifies taxable income from including civil damages, restitution, or other monetary awards given to victims of peonage, slavery, or human trafficking.