Freshman Dallas Jessup testified in front of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission in Washington, D.C., today.
Jessup, the founder of the non-profit organization Just Yell Fire, testified at the hearing titled "Human Trafficking: International and National Implications" and spoke about how "young women should be taught to turn the tables on human traffickers."
The premise is simple if you make self defense, personal rights awareness and danger avoidance a mandatory part of health class and PE every year for every teen girl within a few years you will have the most powerful generation of young women in history, Jessup said.
The commission is chaired by U.S. Rep. James P. McGovern (D-Mass.) and U.S. Rep. Frank R. Wolf (R-Va.). and works to promote, defend and advocate internationally recognized human rights norms in a nonpartisan manner both within and outside of Congress.
Just Yell Fire was founded by Jessup in 2006 to help stop the assault and abduction of girls aged 11-19.