Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks during the 2022 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report launch ceremony at the State Department, Tuesday, July 19, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, Pool)

Report: 25M people trafficked over past year

A new State Department report revealed just how insidious human trafficking has become in the US. Speaking to reporters on Tuesday, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said over 25 million people are victims of human trafficking worldwide. This year’s report contained a massive amount of human trafficking stories from over 188 countries including the United States.