Happy National Sons Day
Dear Friends and Neighbors,
Somebody told me that last Thursday was National Sons Day. I didn’t know that was a thing, but I’ll take the opportunity to celebrate my three sons. Love you Will, Jake and Eli!
Politicians like to say they are running for office to provide better lives for their children. Of course, they are. So am I. The question is how to accomplish it.
Most people I speak with think America is losing its identity, that the values we’ve long shared are under attack. It’s easy to reach that conclusion. Yesterday, I learned that protesters in Nazareth are targeting a lady who dresses up as Martha Washington to teach kids about the Constitution. How did we get to this point? I think it’s because we’ve stopped telling our kids the truth.
My son Eli wrestled during the pandemic. He had to wear a mask, which was constantly ripped off and always out of place. Then, after manhandling each other for six minutes, the two wrestlers were forbidden from shaking hands after the bout, apparently because they might get Covid-19.
Every kid on that team knew that was ridiculous. But they all complied because they wanted to wrestle. They learned to accept lies from authorities to get along. It’s no wonder why so many children don’t respect adults or trust institutions.
We can’t change the culture with an Act of Congress. That requires love and attention over time. And prayer. But we can take specific measures to protect our kids right now.
Let’s enact a national age verification system to safeguard children from Internet pornography. We must secure our borders and prevent Mexican drug cartels from flooding our streets with fentanyl. And let’s make sure parents have full rights and authority to raise their children instead of government agencies.
My wife Susan and I are blessed to have three wonderful sons. My hope is that those three young men, and all American children, have abundant opportunities in a virtuous nation for years to come.
Kevin Dellicker, from Heidelberg Township, Lehigh County, is a Republican running for United States House of Representatives in Pennsylvania’s 7th District. He owns a technology company and is a 28-year veteran of the United States Armed Forces. To learn more about his campaign visit www.dellickerforcongress.com.
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