Sunday, April 2, 2017

One Way To Deal With Refugees

An average of 3,500 people have died each year while trying to make the journey to Italy from North Africa since 2014. Their vessels are overcrowded, unseaworthy, and have a near-nothing chance of making it to Europe. Most of the boats sink just 20 to 40 miles from the Libyan coast.

These are preventable deaths. Since 2014, the European Union has deliberately chosen to keep their coast guard patrol boats far from where the shipwrecks happen, a decision detailed in an internal letter obtained by The Intercept and other leaked documents. Saving more lives, the logic goes, will only encourage more refugees to come. The result is that rescue boats are kept away from where rescues are actually needed.

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I think this proves that Europeans (who are mostly Christian) are just as cynical about these refugees (who are mostly Muslim) as are people in the US.

Can you quote ANY passage in the New Testament which would justify such behavior?

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