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Another story you'll want to read by a journalist whose own past painfully surfaces as he covers this story. Click on the birdie to view on Twitter.
when i was four, i was taken away from my father during an intense custody battle and placed in a group home for several years by an idiot judge. we went to parks and zoos, too, and then i’d cry myself to sleep most nights. the trauma left me bent for years. this is child abuse. https://t.co/3rsFfkIptX— dell cameron (@dellcam) June 16, 2018
Family separation as a right-to-life issue: “One bishop...reportedly suggested “canonical penalties” — which could refer to withholding the sacrament of Communion — for Catholics involved in implementing the Trump policies.” From WP’s @mboorstein? https://t.co/9BObscab7E— Nick Miroff (@NickMiroff) June 15, 2018
Despite the sorta happy ending to this story, it's really not, given the policy that's featured in the rest of the thread.
Today, while we celebrate fatherhood, our country is systematically ripping children from the arms of their parents. What will we allow our nation to become?— Sally Yates (@SallyQYates) June 17, 2018
On #FathersDay please remember all the fathers in Central America who are fleeing poverty and persecution in search of a safe life for their families. This is why parents come to the border with their children. Because they want a decent life for them. Because they love them. 1/ pic.twitter.com/dPoGGPIkci— James Martin, SJ (@JamesMartinSJ) June 17, 2018