Unless a person means harm to another civilian, no officer in a free country has any business doing physical harm to that person.
No one has a right to the freedom to do harm to others.
These detainees are mothers, toddlers, and babies, many of whom have fled unspeakable terror and trauma, and who pose no danger to the United States.
The government is maintaining that the very fact of these families’ arrival in the United States is a national security issue.
Women may be less likely to report future assaults because they don’t want a horrible occurrence to become front page news.
Sadly, Americans seem to have grown inurned to the horror of these revelations.
The non-inclusion of border and airport screening in the guidance means that Americans could still be asked to produce immigration papers if they look too dark.
We are pushed away from each other and from this needed conversation.
Criminal networks use children here in the U.S. as sexual commodities for an exploding child pornography market.