Jim Wallis of Sojourners has made a big step towards getting the Christian community to take their religion seriously. His latest move is a campaign against Arizona's sinful "law". I normally do not promote religious activity of any kind, but I think Jim is on the mark and can do some good here. If you are a Christian then he needs your support.
Here is his call to real Christians:
In Arizona, the harshest piece of anti-immigrant legislation in the country sits on the desk of the governor, awaiting her decision whether to sign it into law.
Jim Wallis of Sojourners flew to Phoenix this week to protest this bill and was alarmed at what he learned - including ramifications on churches and Christians. I just read his column and found it thought-provoking. I hope you will read it as well.
"Arizona's Immigration Bill is a Social and Racial Sin"
by Jim Wallis 04-21-2010
Arizona's new immigration bill must be named as a social and racial sin, and should be denounced by people of faith and conscience across the nation. This is not just about Arizona, but about all of us, and about what kind of country we want to be. It's time to stand up to this new strategy of "deportation by attrition". It is a policy of deliberate political cruelty, and it should be remembered that attrition is a term of war. Arizona is deciding whether to wage war on the body of Christ. We should say that if you come after one part of the body, you come after all of us.
+Click here to read the entire article: http://blog.sojo.net/...
No need to be convinced? Send an e-mail to your U.S. Senators, asking them to fix our national system, so states don't have to.
I hope you will join in his crusade against this abomination.