5 thoughts on “Is using the bible to back up your lies a sin?

  1. Santayana says:

    “Trump’s Border Policy Nothing Like Nazis Because They Were ‘Keeping the Jews From Leaving’ Says Sessions” http://www.newsweek.com/trumps-border-policy-nothing-nazis-because-they-were-keeping-jews-leaving-says-982934
    Jewish children being separated from their parents by German troops during their deportation from the Warsaw Ghetto in 1943 https://c8.alamy.com/comp/DDRJWN/nazism-national-socialism-crimes-persecution-of-the-jews-warsaw-ghetto-DDRJWN.jpg
    Hundreds of congregants and clergy from the United Methodist Church are bringing church law charges against Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a fellow United Methodist, over the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” policy that includes separating migrant parents from their children at the U.S. border. https://theguardiansofdemocracy.com/sessions-methodists-church-files-church-law-charges-claiming-child-abuse-family-separation/
    In the letter, the group of more than 600 churchgoers accuses Sessions of child abuse, immorality, racial discrimination and dissemination of doctrines contrary to the standards of the doctrine of the United Methodist Church. https://s3.amazonaws.com/Website_Properties/news-media/documents/A_Complaint_regarding_Jefferson_Sessions.pdf
    They also said his “misuse of Romans 13 to indicate the necessity of obedience to secular law, which is in stark contrast to Disciplinary commitments to supporting freedom of conscience and resistance to unjust laws,” constituted spreading false doctrine.

  2. Mark 9:37 says:

    What separation from parents does to children: ‘The effect is catastrophic’ https://www.bostonglobe.com/news/nation/2018/06/19/what-separation-from-parents-does-children-the-effect-catastrophic/iVh8nO6QZLQHaw707Eb6UO/story.html
    Youngest migrants held in ‘tender age’ shelters; government plans to open fourth shelter https://www.silive.com/news/2018/06/youngest_migrants_held_in_tend.html
    On Tuesday, Mexican officials said that a 10-year-old girl with Down syndrome who was separated from her mother was being held in a detention facility in McAllen, Texas, even though her father is a legal resident in the US. https://www.buzzfeed.com/salvadorhernandez/a-10-year-old-girl-with-down-syndrome-was-separated-from?utm_term=.gsM2W7ZEn#.osn7yaxlR
    Pope Francis criticizes Trump administration’s separation of migrant children from their parents, says “I am on the side” of the United States’ Catholic bishops’ conference, which called taking children from their parents “immoral” and “contrary to our Catholic values.” https://www.reuters.com/article/us-pope-interview/exclusive-pope-criticizes-trump-administration-policy-on-migrant-family-separation-idUSKBN1JG0YC
    Remember the oft-repeated post-War refrain of so many Germans “We didn’t know”..?

  3. Titus 1:16 says:

    “We’ve got to be keeping families together,” Trump said earlier today, before he signed an executive order that will stop his policy of separating families at border while also directing Attorney General Jeff Sessions to file a request in federal court to modify a longstanding federal court decree – known as the “Flores settlement” – that prohibits the government from holding children in detention for longer than 20 days. If enacted this could pave the way for the long-term incarceration of families in prison-like conditions. It also remains unclear how the administration will reunite the families that have already been separated at the border. https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/immigration/trump-says-he-ll-sign-order-stopping-separation-families-border-n885061

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