Donald Trump has called for banning all Muslims from entering the United States, not only as immigrants but as tourists. He defends this religious discrimination by invoking Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s internment of Japanese-Americans!
Francis Schaeffer predicted that there would come a time when Americans would be so fixated on their personal peace and affluence that they would trade away their civil liberties to someone who promised them greater security. Today one faction of the public is so afraid of terrorism that it wants to eliminate Second Amendment rights. Another faction is so afraid of terrorism that it wants to suspend religious freedom. * Aren’t both of these extreme reactions fulfillments of Schaeffer’s prediction? [Read more...]