Refugees are Victims and Deserve Our Help

It’s understandable that we might be afraid.  Very scary and destructive things have been happening in the world, and none of us wants them to happen to us or our kids.

But it’s wrong and brutal to allow that fear to lead us to turn our backs on people who are fleeing the same terror that we are so anxious to avoid.

Even more to be condemned are people who cynically stoke those fears.  ISIS envisions a very starkly divided world, and we ought to hesitate to help them in doing that dividing.

Along those lines, here’s some of what I’ve been reading: