State Rep. Mary Littleton, R-Dickson, traveled to Washington D.C. recently to attend the Summit on Human Trafficking on Jan. 31 at the White House. Littleton, was invited by President Donald Trump in honor of the 20th Anniversary of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act.
January was Human Trafficking Awareness month, and the event welcomed lawmakers around the nation who have spearheaded the passage of laws to fight against human trafficking.
Littleton has been an outspoken advocate for ending modern day slavery during her tenure in the Tennessee House of Representatives. She has fought to raise awareness and support for victims of human trafficking.
“I was honored to be included among the nation’s top lawmakers who are working to stop these horrific crimes from happening. I remain committed to holding offenders accountable for their actions and supporting victims,” Littleton said.
Vice-President Mike Pence and the President’s daughter and senior adviser Ivanka Trump also attended the event. President Trump announced he would expand his domestic policy by including a new position focused on combating human trafficking.
Mary Littleton is a member of the House State Government Committee and Subcommittee, as well as the House Criminal Justice Committee. Littleton lives in Dickson and represents House District 78, which includes Cheatham and part of Dickson Counties. She can be reached by email at [email protected]<mailto:[email protected]> or by calling (615) 741-7477.