Here's How Franklin Graham Justifies Trump's Expected Refugee Ban
Huffington Post - about 1 year
Rev. Franklin Graham, an evangelical pastor and the president of the international Christian relief organization Samaritan’s Purse, sees no problem with the White House’s plans to prevent refugees fleeing war-torn Syria from entering the United States.
For Graham, it’s simply “not a Bible issue.”
President Donald Trump is expected to sign executive orders later this week that could temporarily ban refugees and immigrants from countries his administration deems high-risk, like Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia, and Yemen. According to a draft version of the document obtained by The Huffington Post, priority will be given to religious minorities ― which means Christians in these Muslim-majority countries could be favored over Muslims.
Graham, son of the famous evangelist Billy Graham, has stood firmly behind Trump’s administration since the election, joining the president’s “Thank You” tour and offering a Bible reading at the inauguration.
As the leader of a human...
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