Why Trump’s “Zero-Tolerance” Policy has Devastating Consequences for Immigrant Children

The Justice Department announced April 6th, 2018 that it is implementing a “zero-tolerance” policy to prosecute immigrants entering the U.S. at the border. That is, asylum seekers caught crossing illegally will be charged with a crime and their children sent to refugee shelters, even before agents conduct the legally required interview to evaluate their asylum […]

The Question I Wouldn’t Answer: Rooting for Rehab over Revenge

“Love is the only thing that can turn an enemy into a friend.” – Martin Luther King Jr. The Nightmare Child Recently I watched a documentary1 on YouTube about two parents and their unruly seven-year-old daughter. She was defiant at every turn. The parents battled with her to get out of bed, get dressed, and […]

Data-Driven Gun Laws: How the Left and Right are Both Wrong

You may have heard that when it comes to family get-togethers avoid talking religion and politics at all costs. One especially painful topic is gun control. What is it about this subject that gets people so polarized and passionate? Recently I debated this topic with a friend. There was a lot of heated back and forth. […]