Archives for September 29, 2011

Brief interlude (in discussion of The Bible Made Impossible): more on states’ illegal immigration laws

Last May I stirred up a huge controversy here by condemning newly minted state laws that criminalize Christian behavior.  The provisions to which I objected were those that criminalized (actually made felonies) knowingly transporting illegal immigrants and sheltering them.Several people here objected, claiming that these laws exempted humanitarian transportation and shelter.  As it turned out, however, those qualifications applied only to emergency service workers, hospitals and s … [Read more...]