For Americans who are increasingly concerned they are losing their culture and their values to the insanely left-wing Democratic Party, there is good news in the form of a new survey.
The Marist poll of over 1,300 national registered voters conducted between April 19 and April 26 found that parents of children under 18 years old were nearly twice as likely to vote for Republicans than they were Democrats in their congressional districts. “Among parents of school-aged children, 60% selected Republicans and 32% selected Democrats,” The Daily Wire reported, citing the survey.
New Poll: “which party’s candidate are you more likely to vote for in your district?”
Parents with Children Under 18:
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When asked about their approval of President Joe Biden, 61% of parents disapproved and 29% approved, according to the poll, which was conducted by NPR, PBS NewsHour, and Marist. Recent U.S. Census Bureau estimates state that there are 63.1 million parents with children under the age of 18 living at home.
The new polling follows the growing prominence of the parental rights movement, which first emerged following the revelation of leftist agendas in many curricula and government schools closing their doors over COVID-19. Progressives have thus far been associated with opposition to parental rights over curriculum.
Biden, whom former Hawaii Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard on Sunday labeled simply a “frontman,” demonstrated the left’s position on parental rights in education during a speech to teachers at the White House earlier this week when he claimed that students are “like yours when they’re in the classroom.”
“They’re not someone else’s children, they’re our children,” Biden said. “And they are the kite strings that literally lift our national ambitions aloft. … Think about it. If you got to do one thing to make sure the nation succeeded in the next two generations, what would you do? I would say, literally, have the best-educated public in the world.”
“You have heard me say it many times about our children, but it is true, they’re all our children. And the reason you are the teachers of the year is because you recognize that,” he continued. “They’re not somebody else’s children. They’re like yours when they’re in the classroom.”
The Democrat-aligned teacher’s unions are also hostile to parental rights in the classroom, siding with the party’s far-left wing.
“Instead of everybody joining together in America to get us out of the effects of the pandemic, these right-wing ideologues are just trying to create fear and anxiety and anger exploiting the fear that parents already have in order to win elections and end public education as we know it,” American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten recently claimed.
In another good sign indicating the direction our culture is headed, younger Americans also broadly favor more parental control over what is presented to their children in school. According to the most recent Harvard Kennedy School’s national survey of 18 to 29-year-olds, 46 percent of respondents agreed with the statement: “Parents should have more control over their children’s education than they do now.” Just 23 percent disagreed.