• How About a Fourth Presidential Debate? This One Focusing on the Family?

    Surge Summary: Healthy families are a foundation of any healthy society. Accordingly, the Ruth Institute has proposed adding a fourth presidential debate to this campaign cycle – one that will focus on the issue of the family.

    Partnering with Life Site News, the Ruth Institute has launched a petition to the U.S. Commission on Presidential Debates calling for a 4th debate to be focused on the family.

    Ruth Institute President Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D., explained: “The decline of the family is at the root of most of our problems. We’re calling for one debate focused exclusively on what the candidates will do to support the family.”

    She continued: “Honestly, I’m shocked that we even have to state this obvious point: Every human life begins with a family. Every significant challenge the United States faces can be improved by strengthening the family. The breakdown of the family and the over-sexualization of society create massive problems affecting the economy, the criminal justice system, public health, education, and even national defense. The rioting in our cities is in part the result of family breakdown.”

    Three debates are scheduled on September 29, October 15, and October 22, to cover public health, including COVID 19, public safety, the economy, and defense/foreign policy.

    Morse said, “These are all important issues to be sure. But unless something is done immediately, the family will once again be ignored. Issues like marriage, the right to life, parental rights in education and health, sex education in schools, pornography, population control, and declining fertility will be overlooked entirely or treated as an afterthought.”

    She added: “We believe this is the first time such a debate has been proposed by anyone. We at the Ruth Institute and our friends at Life Petitions think it’s about time.”

    Sign the petition here.

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    Image: Donald Trump; Adapted from: Gage Skidmore, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=52081539

    Image: Joe Biden;  Adapted from: http://politik.in2pic.com, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=50926397

    The Ruth Institute is a global non-profit organization leading an international interfaith coalition to defend the family and build a civilization of love.


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