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I typically don’t engage in strident language like this, but in this case, I think it is necessary: There is a wholesale effort to corrupt and sexualize our children. It has been brewing for years, but now, these people are becoming even more brazen in their attempts to influence young minds in the worst ways possible.
For starters, there is the high-end fashion brand Balenciaga, which is currently embroiled in controversy due to a questionable ad campaign that featured disturbing depictions featuring small children. In one instance, they showed kids holding teddy bears dressed in BDSM attire. Some pictures showed court documents related to a Supreme Court case about child pornography. These represent just a few of the troubling images included in the company’s ads.
Update: Balenciaga has now publicly apologized and is “taking legal action” against the creator of their disturbing ad campaign featuring children with teddy bears in bondage gear alongside court documents about the legalization of virtual child sexual abuse. pic.twitter.com/e9IEDYoMne
— Laila Mickelwait (@LailaMickelwait) November 23, 2022
The company later issued an apology, after a severe backlash ensued when the images went viral on social media. “We sincerely apologize for any offense our holiday campaign may have caused,” the statement read. “Our plush bear bags should not have been featured with children in this campaign.”
“We have immediately removed the campaign from all platforms,” the company continued, also apologizing “for displaying unsettling documents in our campaign.”
To further mitigate the damage coming from the fallout, Balenciaga announced it was “taking legal action against the parties responsible for creating the set and including unapproved items for [their] spring 23 campaign photoshoot.” Last Friday, the company filed a $25 million lawsuit against production company North Six, Inc. and set designer Nicholas Des Jardins.”
But to most, this only appeared to be an attempt to shift blame for the ad campaign. Super Bowl MVP Cooper Kupp issued a statement on social media blasting the company. He wrote:
To try to be a voice for our children, who rely on the protection of the men and women that were entrusted the responsibility of nurturing them and raising them up: please make yourself aware of the attack against our young ones by @balenciaga, and ensure that they are held responsible for it! For those of us in positions to create change in the way that companies manipulate people and advertise evil, please stand up!
Meanwhile, bad actors are still pushing to sexualize children in other ways. Over the past year, we have seen numerous instances in which they put on drag shows specifically for children. It seems like every week, there is another video with footage showing snippets from these shows, in which men scantily clad as women, gyrate in a sexual manner in front of small children. In many cases, they even get kids involved in the show and encourage them to stuff dollar bills into their attire.
Drag shows for kids is wrong & degenerate. You want to educate me that I'm wrong and this is normal: pic.twitter.com/5vtiRCzLhb
— RedWingToo (@too_wing) November 26, 2022
Instead of looking at the situation objectively, so-called progressives, like the ones on “The Young Turks,” defend these shows. Even further, they engage in the usual tactic of labeling those who take offense at these displays as anti-LGBTQ bigots.
"The Young Turks" are furious that people think drag shows for kids are wrong, they rage and defame everyone who dares voice that opinion and straight up accuse them of wanting more of what happened in Colorado.
This stuff is insane and well worth watching until the end. pic.twitter.com/ODOVSIvnM8
— Dale Jackson – "Alabama's Most Trusted Journalist" (@TheDaleJackson) November 23, 2022
Lastly, we have an issue that has been exposed time and time again on RedState and other conservative media: The overt attempt to indoctrinate schoolchildren into far-leftist ideology related to race, gender identity, and sexuality. School districts across the country – including in red states – are introducing these ideas in their curriculum without parents’ knowledge.
Indeed, many of these schools have policies that allow teachers and staff to help young ones “transition” to the opposite gender behind their parents’ backs. In fact, these individuals are even allowed to lie to the parents if the child does not give them permission to discuss these matters. It is a blatant violation of parents’ rights. But these people do not care.
These are only some of the ways in which the progressive left seeks to corrupt your children. The question is: Can sane Americans successfully push back against this insidious endeavor?
The answer is yes, of course.
States like Florida have already passed legislation forbidding “gender-affirming care,” which involves the prescription of harmful drugs that stop puberty and even gruesome surgical treatments that mutilate kids. Texas, in the 2023 legislative session, will be looking at laws protecting parents’ rights, prohibiting drag shows for children, and outlawing “gender-affirming care” for young ones.
In the midterms, many conservative candidates won critical school board seats, some even flipping the boards from left to right. In South Carolina, one school board took immediate action to stop the teaching of far-leftist ideas in K-12 classrooms.
Alternative media and even social media have provided an opportunity to expose much of the machinations of those who are after our children. This is especially true of Twitter, now that Elon Musk is in charge. The lack of politically-biased censorship will be a great boon to those driving the discussion on these matters.
This is a fight we can win. Most Americans are not on board with the pernicious agenda against children. As long as we continue the effort to expose and address these situations, the progressive left will not succeed.