It's time for the West to save the Christians from ISIS

Isn't it time to gather all available resources to mount a rescue operation for Christians being martyred by ISIS?

There is precedent. 

This is a cause whose justice nobody can doubt, and which has every moral demand on our consciences and our resources. The Western world- and especially the Christians in it (not, as they have sometimes dreamed and as their critics sometime maintain, a majority, if commitment to the Faith is a criterion, but still a formidable number) have the chance to make a difference for people being overtaken by a great darkness.

Believers and unbelievers alike should rally to this cause. If we can't find common ground on this, it's hard to imagine that enough of a moral consensus remains among us on which to even maintain a common society.


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