I can't confirm it. Many scholars deny it.
Permit me to comment: A few moments of study, even by someone from another country, ought to reveal: There is an
amendment to the US Constitution (Article 13; for one reputable site/cite, go to
http://www.law.emory.edu/FEDERAL/usconst/amend.html and scroll down) which purports to prohibit [both] slavery [and]
OTOH, there is draft registration and there are a few other loose ends.
Party of Citizens wrote:
> Can anyone confirm what one discussant on our BCPOLITICS list said last
> year...That slavery in the US is not illegal, even today?
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