Who Is My Neighbor? In Virginia, Not-So-Good Samaritans Ignore Dying Victim

Why would good people ignore a man who lay dying on the sidewalk?  Is it a prejudice that says “Oh, he’s just a drunk”?  A fear of getting involved?  Laziness, or a lack of empathy?  A failure to realize the gravity of his injuries?On July 1, a man was struck by a vehicle near an Arlington, Virginia bus stop.  Thrown to the sidewalk, the dying man lay face down and motionless. And here’s the part that’s hard to understand:  Bus surveillance video shows that not just one, but many bystande … [Read more...]