Anyone else feeling a bit less gung-ho about our country these days? News of 4100 kids ripped from their parents’ arms, in our name and using our tax dollars, can have that effect.
Allow me to put my four-year master’s degree in theology and my twelve-plus years of full-time pastoral service to some use.
As a means of crying for my beloved country, I posted these images on social media earlier this week. The response has been heartfelt. I share the pictures here in the hope that they’re useful to you as well.
I was in the 7th grade when I first learned of the Chinese Exclusion Act, signed by President Arthur in 1882 and augmented by subsequent laws. I didn’t even learn about it from my history textbook or my teacher; it was something my group project team unearthed digging through library books.