Kentucky Governor Speaks Out on First-Ever Shared Parenting Day

April 29, 2019 by Robert Franklin, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization

At the urging of NPO’s Matt Hale, Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin established April 26th as Shared Parenting Day.  He issued a proclamation saying so, but went a step further saying this:

“In recognition of the passage of HB 528 into law last year, I am designating April 26, 2019, as Shared Parenting Day in Kentucky.  Kentucky’s children are the Commonwealth’s most important asset, and shared parenting benefits our children by providing access to both parents following a divorce or separation, while also factoring in clearly defined exceptions.”

Indeed.  Children are not only our most important asset, but they’re our future.  Every child is the future of our society, our culture, our body politic.  Their well-being is the very core of what we’ve built.  The separation of children from their parents is a wrong that has no justification and certainly not in their “best interests.”

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