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Nothing in Bible says cage children

Posted: June 23, 2018 at 1 a.m.

The Bible has been quoted a lot in politics to support government policies that would make Jesus sick to his stomach. Self-righteous, hateful, mean-spirited leaders make policies that shock us, and then they use the policy as a bargaining chip to say, "OK, we'll do something a little more humane if you give us what we want (like a ridiculous and expensive wall)." And then they say that the Bible tells us to be lawful. But Jesus said, "Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You are like whitewashed tombs, which look beautiful on the outside but on the inside are full of the bones of the dead and everything unclean. In the same way, on the outside you appear to people as righteous but on the inside you are full of hypocrisy and wickedness." (Matthew 23: 27-28)

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