There was an emphasis on sex traffickers engaging the occult. Why? It's because they want to hide their evil activities. Think about it. They seek to use the unbridled lust of some people and their power to exploit the young, the weak and the vulnerable so as to enslave a generation for profit. It's about power and control motivated by selfish greed.
This is an example of a spiritual war being waged in the family, government, healthcare, education, media and business mountains. This spiritual war is also a cultural war.
I'm happy to report that law makers have recognized this activity at its roots is a spiritual war. If you want a modern example where the occult interacts with government then I'd just point you to this January 7, 2020 invitation to join "Witches Against Trump: Details on our 2020 Spell Casting Social Mixer." I've witnessed meetings like this since 2017. Have you ever seen witches covens around the world band together in order to curse a president quarterly with a death curse? Neither have I.
Spiritual War in the Seven Mountains of Society
This should not come as a surprise as we see in Acts 13:8 that Elymas was a sorcerer who sought to influence a government official and to stop the gospel of the kingdom from being introduced to a whole region. This illustrates a spiritual war that is being played out in both the "Religious" and the "Government" mountains of spheres of a society.
It's not a new battle. It's been going on since Revelation 12 where the angels of God expelled Satan and his fallen angels from heaven to earth. These demonic forces have joined Satan to go and make war with the people on the earth who obey God's commands and the teachings of Jesus Christ.
At the core it is a war over truth. The war occurs when lies are introduced contrary to the truth (Click for We've Entered the Valley of Decision). The issue at hand are the souls of men and women and their eternal destiny in heaven or in hell. This is serious. Very serious don't you think?
One of the reasons that evil people with evil agendas seek to use the occult is because they want to hide their activities in the dark. They want to keep their secret agenda and tactics hidden. If these are exposed they resort to using slander, lies, deceit ect... to keep their true goals hidden and the issues confused. Satan loves confusion and confusion is one of the fruits of demonic activity. This impacts all seven mountains of society. For example: