Monday, June 11, 2018

Franklin Graham would rather rail on the trans community than comment on Jeff Sessions asylum block

So today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that there will be no asylum for people from foreign countries attempting to escape domestic or gang violence. One would think that the evangelical community would be up in arms about it. After all, they are so into exact interpretations of the Bible, which contains many verses admonishing folks to care for strangers.

Think again. Better yet, allow me to focus on one prominent evangelical leader, Franklin Graham. Do you think he has anything to say about this? Sometimes, simple tweets tell a sad, but pertinent message:

Hours later, no such luck:

Graphics of tweets:

There are more verses in the Bible telling folks to treat strangers with kindness than there are about attacking the LGBTQ community. It's a shame that Graham is so busy condemning that he doesn't care about saving.

1 comment:

Hunter said...

Don't make the mistake of thinking that Graham and his ilk are actually followers of Christ. They worship Caesar and Mammon -- not necessarily in that order.