“Blessed are they who observe justice, who do righteousness at all times!” – Psalm 106:3
Recently, the United States Senate held a hearing on the harms that social media is posing to young people. At the Senate Judiciary Committee, the chief executives of five big tech companies were questioned intensely about the harms of social media.
U.S. Senators, in a bi-partisan manner, took turns in grilling of the powerful social media executives. The evidence provided by the U.S. Senators at the hearing on the harms social media is causing to young people makes clear that parents must step up to protect their children from them.
Thankfully, the harm that social media is posing to young people is not only a topic of discussion at the federal level but is also increasingly becoming a focus point at the state level as well. During this legislative session here in KY, there have been numerous bills filed that aim to protect children from the possible damage of social media and more.
House Bill 450, which was filed by Rep. Nick Wilson, states that children should not be able to access social media without parental consent, with its addictive nature and numerous potential negative impacts. Also, Rep. Shane Baker filed House Bill 241, which will protect children from the exposure of pornography, which is especially harmful at young ages, by requiring age verification on pornography websites.
LET US PRAY…
Father, we pray for the Kentucky General Assembly to pass House Bill 405, House Bill 241, and the other bills that are aimed at protecting children. Lord, may the U.S. Congress also act to protect children from the federal level. Father, please protect children around our nation from the very real harms posed by social media. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
Praying For Our Kentucky Leaders
Join us in praying for our elected leaders throughout the 2024 Legislative Session!
Representative Thomas Huff, District 49
Representative Mary Beth Imes, District 5
Representative Kevin Jackson, District 20
Representative DJ Johnson, District 13
Representative Jacob Justice, District 94
Representative Kim King, District 55