Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has got down to make his state a haven for parenthood and households.
Acknowledging that one in every of America’s biggest failures has been the rising variety of fatherless properties and households, DeSantis gathered on Monday alongside delighted Floridians and his two daughters to signal the “Responsible Fatherhood Initiative.”
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, “19.5 million children, more than 1 in 4, live without a father in the home.”
The invoice grants $70 million in funding to foster youth and struggling fathers. DeSantis’ invoice goals to fortify sources for the Department of Children and Families and intends to commit extra fathers to be concerned of their youngsters’s lives.
In his speech, Gov. DeSantis stood agency in holding absentee fathers accountable whereas extending a serving to hand to create higher properties and households in Florida.
“This isn’t going to solve everything, but it’s going to help,” DeSantis stated. “You’re not a man by leaving your kids out to dry. You need to be there.”
Rather than rejoice the simple W, Twitter lashed out at DeSantis, persevering with their outrage from the hyperbolized Don’t Say Gay allegations.
Also taking some hits for supporting the pro-father initiative, in unison with DeSantis, was former NFL coach Tony Dungy.
In his speech, Tony thanked DeSantis for serving to craft a playbook to sort out the difficulty of fatherless properties.
Dungy stated, “I asked [Abe Brown], how do those young boys (19, 20, 21) get [in prison]? And he told me it’s not socio-economic, it’s not racial, it’s not education, it’s none of that. 95% of these boys did not grow up with their dad.”
Twitter accused Dungy of being in opposition to youngsters and anti-LGBT over his affiliation with the governor.
“Tony Dungy revealed his true self a few years ago when he said he wouldn’t want an openly gay player on his team,” a left-wing information account tweeted in response to the footage. “So of course he’s appearing alongside anti-LGBT extremist Ron DeSantis. When people tell you who they are, believe them the first time.”
User Shana V. Wright added, “FYI: Tony Dungy has been anti-Black, homophobic and into respectability politics since forever. Would not be surprised if he was a member of the GOP. That’s why he’s hanging with DeSantis. Same goes for Mike Tirico. Stop being surprised.”
Others have been left shocked by the baseless assaults in opposition to Dungy and DeSantis.
“Black men in America make up about 6% of the US population, but black males make up half of the prison population in this country,” commented @miles_commodore. “A HUGE reason for this is the lack of fathers in the black community. Tony Dungy and Ron DeSantis should be applauded today in Florida.”
Former NFL tight finish George Wrighster III responded:
“People coming for Tony Dungy for standing with FL Gov. Ron DeSantis after signing a Fatherhood initiative are what’s wrong with America. Novel concept. People are neither all good or all bad. Maybe a Gov you don’t like did a good thing. Let That Sink In.”
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