During the next few weeks, GOP legislators have a golden opportunity to rise above bipartisan gridlock by passing a bill that secures American borders andcreates an earned pathway to citizenship for 1.8 million “Dreamers” who were brought here illegally as children. President Donald Trump has signaled recently that he wants to accomplish both objectives, and the vast [ Read More ]
By: Bruce Riley Ashford and Alan Cross During the next few weeks, conservatives have an opportunity to do the right thing by replacing Obama’s DACA in favor of a long-term solution that will secure the borders and deport the “bad hombres,” while protecting innocent Dreamers. We should act now because it is the right thing [ Read More ]
By: Bruce Ashford, Alan Cross Erick’s parents brought him from Mexico to the United States when he was only two years old. He grew up in America and did not know that he was an undocumented immigrant until he was a teenager. He has no memory of Mexico, speaks perfect English, and graduated from a [ Read More ]
On June 23, the citizens of the U.K. voted, by a margin of 52% to 48%, to leave the European Union. Immediately following the vote, global markets plunged—with the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling by 500 points and the NASDAQ by 600—and international politicians and media scrambling to interpret Brexit and its implications for the U.K. and other nations.
Proponents of “Brexit,” as Britain’s exit has been nicknamed, were elated. Nigel Faragee, head of the U.K. Independence Party, compared Brexit to a new day dawning. Opponents were devastated. Keith Vaz of the Labour Party said, “This is a crushing decision; this is a terrible day for Britain and a terrible day for Europe. In 1,000 years, I would never have believed that the British people would vote for this.”
Although American evangelicals might think Brexit has little or no significance for them, the opposite is true: the U.K.’s decision to exit is something that affects Americans and to which we should pay close attention. Here are three reasons we should care about Brexit:
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