Americans don't punish children for the acts of their parents.

Originally Posted on Facebook 6/20/2018.  It still applies today.

As someone who identifies as libertarian... is often accused of being republican (I'm not) and is a little more conservative on crime then he cares to admit let me just say:

Americans don't punish children for the acts of their parents.

Whether the parents are earnest in their asylum claims or not. Whether the parents crossed the boarder legally or illegally:

Americans don't punish children for the acts of their parents.

When parents commit crimes, we don't send the children to prison. When parents die in debt we don't pass that debt to the children. Because again:

Americans don't punish children for the acts of their parents.