Tag Archive: discrimination

Sep 13 2014

A View of the World

I recently attended the presentation by State Representative David Simpson at the Maude Cobb Convention Center on his trip this summer to the Mexican border and his take on the situation there with respect to the unaccompanied children arriving. I applaud Mr. Simpson’s ability to recognize the need for compassion with respect to how these …

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Apr 10 2013

Human trafficking

It’s her eyes and innocent face that first grab your heart. At least they grabbed mine. Annika, a delicate young girl, has been unwittingly handed into virtual slavery by her homeless father. Sweatshop labor and sex-for-sale portend a bleak future. She seems precious, blameless, so undeserving of this hell. But life is cheap for an …

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Jul 07 2011

Illegal discrimination

By Raul A. Reyes They don’t call it the Bible Belt for nothing. In Alabama, leaders of the United Methodist Church, Episcopal Church, Lutheran Church, and Roman Catholic Church have spoken out against HB 56, the state’s new anti-immigrant law. They say it runs counter to Christian principles. HB 56, the country’s harshest immigration law, …

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