By Christine Todd Whitman
November 19, 2015
As I watch governing officials react to the atrocities in Paris, Beirut, and on the Russian plane, I am stuck that, for the first time in this country, we are determining the status of people by their religion. I understand fully the need to protect, but banning all Muslims from entering a state begs the question of what do you do with practicing Muslims already within our borders? Who do we next automatically paint with such a broad brush, all those of Arab decent? Is this a repeat of the interment of all Japanese during WWII? Or of atrocities committed by another nation against people of one particular religion?