Our Double Standard

  They should follow the same logic.¬† Either we should talk about both gun control and immigration or we should not let immigrants be banned because of a wicked person. Why is this our normal? The gun conversation rebuke has happened around every mass shooting I can remember since Columbine. “Now is not the time to talk about gun control.” Why? No time is made to talk about it when there isn’t a shooting but we are heavily rebuked from approaching the¬†subject when there is a shooting. When? When? Why is the subject off the table? When is it okay … Continue reading Our Double Standard

Fueling Fear

I have google alerts set to refugees. Which means I get an email every day with a sweep of the web on anything that comes up with “refugee” mentioned. I haven’t even dented the pile of news articles, blogs, and other random web findings surfacing the word refugee that I move to a folder to read later each day. I opened the google alert for yesterday and saw a title that caught my eye. I clicked on the Fox News article. I read it. I read it because it sounded odd. Syrian refugees? Why mention that specific people group? Knowing … Continue reading Fueling Fear