My friend Eric Chabot gathered this information. Click links with caution.
Remember, this famous quote: — ‘Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.’–Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Unless you’ve been living on a desert island the last few weeks, you probably know that our brothers and sisters in Christ are getting butchered in Iraq. Hence, there is a mass genocide going on, the attempt to wipe out an entire religious population. And as Robert George says, “we have a moral obligation to stop them.”
The terrorist group ISIS, which has already taken over a large part of Syria has spread into Iraq, raising the meaning of “persecution” to new levels for our era. Also, there is a group called the Yazdis who practice Zoroastrianism. They are fleeing or their lives as well. The ISIS group has been butchering them as well because they think they are ‘devil worshipers.’ The photos have been horrific.
So what can a Christian do about such genocide? Well, let me make some suggestions:
The unthinkable is happening in the Middle East. The Islamic State, also known as ISIS, has rolled through Iraq, and they are brutal beyond imagining. They’ve given Iraqi Christians an ultimatum: “Convert, leave, or die.” They’ve marked Christian homes and businesses like the Nazis marked Jewish homes.
Christians are fleeing for their lives by the tens of thousands. They’ve sought refuge in Kurdistan; but so far the Obama Administration has refused to arm the Kurds, and humanitarian aid is very slow to arrive. There’s no excuse for delay. After the Holocaust, the world promised “never again.” Never again would it stand aside and watch genocide occur. Tell the Obama Administration to take action. Arm our allies, the Kurds. Flood humanitarian aid to besieged Christians. We cannot allow genocide in Iraq. Please note that you can sign this petition here:
See also the other petition that Robert George has put forward.
What else you can do?
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