President Trump’s 2012 tweet calling for the death penalty for child-trafficking “perverts” is receiving broad support from millions of Americans who are fighting against the normalization of pedophilia. In the tweet, Trump expressed his concern about the rising number of missing children being taken by these criminals and urged for their swift trial and the implementation of the death penalty.
This tweet from the future President Trump serves as a foreshadowing of his term in office, during which he took significant steps to combat human and child trafficking. As President, Trump approved the largest anti-human trafficking grant package in U.S. history and increased funding for the Department of Justice’s anti-trafficking operations and prosecutions. Furthermore, he signed anti-trafficking agreements with El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala – countries that have been severely affected by the thriving trafficking industry due to America’s porous southern border.
Currently, public awareness of the prevalence of child trafficking and abuse is reaching new heights, and Trump’s old tweet is receiving renewed appreciation almost 11 years later. The number one movie in America this week is “Sound of Freedom,” which revolves around the rescue of children from the clutches of child sex traffickers. Despite its success at the box office and the relevance of its storyline to real-life issues, corporate media outlets have launched an anti-“Sound of Freedom” campaign. They are writing negative reviews of the film in an attempt to invalidate it by linking it to the Q-Anon conspiracy theory.
It is disheartening to see that the corporate media, instead of supporting efforts to protect children and expose the depravity of child traffickers, is working to shield these criminals and prevent stories of their crimes from coming to light. Nevertheless, despite the media’s efforts, “Sound of Freedom” has been a massive success, surpassing expectations by grossing over $14 million on its release day and continuing to generate millions more in the following days.
This widespread support for Trump’s stance on child trafficking and the success of “Sound of Freedom” highlight the growing recognition of the urgent need to address this issue. The fight against child trafficking requires a united front, with both government and public involvement. It is crucial to continue raising awareness, holding criminals accountable, and supporting initiatives that aim to rescue and protect children from this heinous crime.