Even Alec Baldwin Can't Escape the Pro-Hamas Crowd
Senators Deliver Message to Biden on Schools Allowing 'Pro-Terrorist Mobs'
Here's How Sarah Huckabee Sanders Is Welcoming Education Secretary Miguel Cardona to Arkan...
Judge Clashes With Trump Attorney at Gag Order Hearing
Here's Who Trump Is Blaming for the Pro-Hamas Student Protests
Harvard Takes Action Against Pro-Hamas Student Group
Trump Comes to Johnson's Defense
Head of Israel's Military Intelligence Resigns Over 10/7
RFK Jr. Just Got on the Ballot in a Key Swing State...and Dems...
Here's What Happened When a New York Homeowner Found Squatters on Her Property
Following Anti-Israel Protests, Columbia Switches to Hybrid Classes for the Rest of the...
Some of the Illegal Aliens DeSantis Sent to Martha’s Vineyard Will Be Permitted...
Biden’s ‘Ghost Gun’ Crackdowns Head to the Supreme Court
NBC's New 2024 Poll Is Mostly Good News for Trump, But...
Ted Cruz Insists University Professors Turning 'Blind Eye' to Antisemitism 'Should Resign...

'You're Welcoming Drug Dealers!': Mom Who Lost Sons to Fentanyl Blasts Congress for Crisis

Rebecca Kiessling from Rochester Hills, Michigan testified on Tuesday a the House Homeland Security Committee about how the ongoing crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border impacts Americans who live far from the border in form of the fentanyl crisis. 


Kiessling lost two sons to fentanyl poisoning after taking they thought they were taking percocets in 2020. Kiessling began to break down saying people were freaked out over a Chinese spy balloon that killed no one, but the same national level of concern has not been present for the fentanyl crisis as the southern border has spiraled out of control.

"Not enough is being done, the number is going up, not down! You talk about children being taken away from their parents. My children were taken away from me! A 100,000 Americans every year...It should not be politicized. It’s not about race, fentanyl doesn’t care about race!" Kiessling said.

"You talk about welcoming those who are crossing our border seeking protection, you're welcoming drug dealers across our border, giving them protection. Not protecting our children," she continued, taking aim at the House Democrats.


Fentanyl is smuggled both through the ports of entry and in between ports of entry along the southern border from Mexico. Cartels have largely switched to making and smuggling fentanyl to meet demand for stronger drugs in the United States. It is also not limited to a growing season like marijuana.

Join the conversation as a VIP Member


Trending on Townhall Videos