(ReliableNews.org) – Democrats were furious when former President Donald Trump held migrants in facilities along the border during his administration. They’ve been noticeably quiet as President Joe Biden not only uses the current facilities in place, but wants to open more. What’s worse is that there are now reports of horrific assaults taking place in the detention centers and the Texas governor has a lot to say about it.
Sexual Assaults In Migrant Facilities
According to a Thursday, April 8, report by Fox News the number of kids being detained in a facility in San Antonio, Texas has almost tripled in just two weeks. On March 29, 500 males between the ages of 13 and 17 were being held at the Freeman Expo Center, now that number is up to 1,370. With that increased number are coming reports of children being sexually assaulted.
On Wednesday, Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R) demanded the Biden administration shut the facility down. He called the detention center a “health and safety nightmare,” revealing the Texas Health and Human Services Commission and the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services received reports about the alleged sexual assaults. The governor said that he is worried more than one child was hurt and said the state has launched an investigation.
Move the Children
Abbott said he wants the Biden administration to move the children who are at the facility to places where they can make sure there is more “space, personnel and resources to ensure safety.” The governor went further and told the press that the president is “now presiding over the abuse of children.”
That cannot be allowed to stand. All children, no matter where they came from, deserve to live without the fear of being sexually abused, especially if they are being held in a government run facility. The fact that this is even a problem is outrageous and disgusting.
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