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  • Vole
    Whoever knowingly transports any individual in interstate or foreign commerce, or in any Territory or Possession of the United States, with intent that such individual engage in prostitution, or in any sexual activity for which any person can be charged with a criminal offense, or attempts to do so, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than 10 years, or both.
  • JoJora
    The Mann Act was intended to prevent the movement of prostitutes from one state to another or in and out of the country in the so-called “white slave” trade. However, it also applies to a male taking his under-age girlfriend to a love-nest in a neighboring state, or a female transporting an under-age boy across the state line for such.
  • Niktilar
    The Mann Act of also known as the “White Slavery Act” prohibits moving people between states to facilitate sex crimes.
  • Mezitaur
    One of the landmarks of Progressive Era legislation was the White Slave Traffic Act — better known as the Mann Act for its author, Illinois congressman James Robert Mann. The Mann Act made it a.
  • Goltiramar
    Mar 11,  · Enacted during a time of great change and "moral panic," the Mann Act was originally designed to combat forced prostitution. The law, however, has .
  • Yozshulkree
    The Mann Act criminalized the “transport any woman or girl” across state lines “for any immoral purpose.” In , the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Athanasaw v.
  • Tojami
    Jun 23,  · June 25 Congress passes Mann Act, aimed at curbing sex trafficking Congress passes the Mann Act, also known as the White Slave Traffic Act, which was ostensibly aimed at keeping innocent girls from.
  • Vishicage
    Jan 01,  · Crossing over the Line describes the folly of the Mann Act of —a United States law which made travel from one state to another by a man and a woman with the intent of committing an immoral act a major crime. Spawned by a national wave of "white slave trade" hysteria, the Act was created by the Congress of the United States as a weapon against forced ziwosarefassopobatichiplather.xyzinfos: 3.
  • Tygogrel
    The Mann Act (18 U.S.C.A. § et seq.), also known as the White Slave Traffic Act, is a federal criminal statute that deals with prostitution and CHILD PORNOGRAPHY. Enacted in and named for its sponsor, Representative JAMES R. MANN, of Illinois, it also was used to prosecute men who took women across state lines for consensual sex.

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