Thank you. It is indeed time for action and response to this utterly inhumane treatment of children and families. I am ashamed and horrified that anyone in this country would ever countenance such behavior.
I’ve been reading about the U.S. immigrant situation and the separation of children from their parents for the last two weeks. My response, from the safety of my own study, has been to sign petitions, send money to the ACLU, write testy letters to my own representatives which, in a purplish-blue state, involves preaching to the choir in some cases. It’s not enough.
I believe the inhumane immigration policy enacted by this administration is the Japanese internment camp of our time. It will be our national shame for years to come. While we’ve already replaced our human rights high horse with a jackass on the world stage, I fear our grandchildren will ask “What did you do when they started putting the children in tent camps and warehousing them in a vacant Walmart?”
It is, unquestionably, an issue of morality. Not biblical morality, which is as whimsical and cruel as…
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