(Note: An shorter edition of this article was published on Christian Today)
Just when you thought the world couldn’t get any more surreal, along comes Donald Trump and his executive order on immigrants and refugees – queue mass panic, hysteria and protests in the streets. Depending on whose fake news you read (fake news by the way is now the euphemism for that news which does not agree with my position!) this is either a temporary measure saving the US from imminent terrorist attack, or the beginnings of fascism in the US and the end of the world as we know it. You can take your position and google your own confirmation bias. Can I try to offer another perspective – one which is both more depressing and more hopeful?
Firstly let’s do some fact checking…What is this executive order?
- A suspension of the US Refugee Admissions Programme…
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