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Wednesday, September 01, 2004

Youth covering the convention

Young reporters with Children's PressLine are covering the Republican National Convention just as they did the Democratic one (see "Kids & politics" in my blog). One reporter asked a delegate from Texas about how Republicans will address children's issues, and was told that "providing social services is the job of 'churches and Christians. If it's done through the churches ... children will be taken care of properly ... all [the federal government] has done is take care of the outside of children and we haven't provided them with what they need inside to be better people and grow up to be productive adults." Don't miss the rest of what they got at See also answers from both George Bush and John Kerry to Connect for Kids questions on kids' issues. For more on teaching kids about the democratic process, see KidsVotingUSA and


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