Blaine’s Bulletin: The Dangers of TikTok

March 15, 2024 For Immediate Release | Contact: Irene Kimball (202) 225-2956 BLAINE'S BULLETIN: THE DANGERS OF TIKTOK On February 18, 2022 Chase Nasca was a 16-year-old high school student. That morning his parents Dean and Michelle saw their child off to school expecting, like all parents do, to see their son later that afternoon. On his way home from school Chase stopped next to a train track, texted a friend “I can’t do it anymore”, then stepped in front of a train taking his own life. I have hesitated [...]

March 18th, 2024|Categories: News|

Blaine’s Bulletin: Fighting Against Human Trafficking

January is Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Of all the issues we face as a nation and society, the kidnapping and enslaving of our fellow Americans is the gravest. Like the fentanyl crisis, it’s a phantom evil assaulting our communities. We might not notice it, but heinous crimes could be underway around us at any time. St. Louis often comes up in the news related to human trafficking because of its location in the middle of the country and the convergence of major interstates and highways. Criminals transporting victims often pass [...]

January 24th, 2024|Categories: News|
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