Where is compassion for children separated from parents?
We have all read the stories of the bravery and courage of those who hid Jewish men, women and children from the Nazi tyranny during WWII. When asked why they did it, many of those people related without hesitation that “it was the right thing to do.”
Today, at our southern border, children are still being separated from their parents. The current administration has proposed extending the time that these children can be held in custody. Recent reports have indicated that the health of these children is in jeopardy and that many suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder and mental trauma.
Where is the compassion and outrage from Americans who identify themselves as Christians? Does Leviticus 19:34 not say “Treat the stranger as yourself?”
There was more outrage when Colin Kaepernick “took a knee” than about the cruel and inhumane treatment of these children. When the history is written for this period of time, which side will you be on? Nancy M. Hearn Macungie