2nd Opinion: Returning Iraqi Christians to their persecutors

Armenian church behind barbed wire Baghdad, Iraq. (Photo: homocosmicos / Bigstock)

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Does anyone care anymore?

I just read a perspective piece in the Washington Post from Jeremy Courtney reporting that the Trump administration is now actively deporting Iraqi Christians back to their homeland. This is the same administration who rallied evangelicals around the idea that Muslims were being given preference over Christians under the Obama administration in the resettlement of Syrian refugees in the United States. Trump commented about his view on these Christians: “We are going to help them. They’ve been horribly treated.”

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Craig Martin is a freelance video producer living in Richmond, Va. He is a member of the Baptist News Global board of directors.

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