I feel guilty, but I simply cannot take it anymore.
“We’re a community, whether we’re one faith or another."
We call on all people of goodwill who know this administration’s “zero tolerance” policy is evil to follow the poor people of this nation who have led us in civil disobedience over the past six weeks.
By turning swords into plowshares and guns into garden tools, we’re advocating for an altogether different approach to violence in our country. An approach that elevates the Sermon on the Mount over the 2nd Amendment.
I will not be surprised if I hear that my son mistreats a woman or a girl, or if my son is involved in sexual harassment. I will remember that even though he is my beloved son, he is also a product of his culture, and I will care for the women and girls, and I will not attempt to discredit their truth, even if it harms my son.