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What is the White Slave Act?

April 27, 2017 | Author: | Posted in Commentary

The White Slave Act, more properly the White Slave Traffic Act, was passed by Congress in 1910 under the interstate commerce clause of the Federal Constitution. It forbids anyone, under heavy penalty, to cause, aid or induce the transportation of any woman or girl from one state to another for immoral purposes. White slavery as …

When does a town become a city?

April 4, 2017 | Author: | Posted in Commentary

Town and city in the sense of an urban community are relative terms and hard to distinguish exactly. In the most general sense of the terms, a city is merely a municipality with a larger population than a town. There is no uniformity in the legal characteristics of cities and towns throughout the United States …

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