From an interview with Rev Frank Wulf
“What’s going on here is that faith has played a major role in the politics of the United States. It’s done this for years, and as often as not, faith has been used to justify absolutely appalling policies. One of the most recent of those, of course, is the separation of children from their parents, and then subsequently the incarceration of families together, and there’s a whole mess around the ‘no tolerance’ policy of the Trump administration. Faith has been used as a tool to justify these kinds of abhorent policies over the years, and we are feeling a really important need. For those of us who are part of the faith community, who do not believe in these kinds of policies, and who believe in justice, and who believe in the kind of world where everyone can live safely and fairly and justly together, that we need to start speaking up. We can’t just simply remain silent and allow the kinds of policies that we’re seeing done in the name of faith to continue to be done…”
Listen to / read the entire interview with Rev. Frank Wulf and Ramona Toliver of the Faith Task Force of Refuse Fascism on the Michael Slate show on KPFK, Pacifica Radio, Los Angeles here.
Email the Refuse Fascism National Office to connect with the Faith Task Force