For Shame

Heather Timmons, writing in Quartz, has a harrowing account of a dozen lawmakers visiting the detention centers in Texas.

CBP officers were contentious and uncooperative,” said Joe Kennedy, the Democrat from Massachusetts. They tried to restrict what we saw, take our phones, block photos and video.” Some people had been in their cells for 50 days or more, and were sleep-deprived and filthy, the lawmakers reported. Women they encountered were sobbing after being separated from their children.

It is inhumane.

July 1, 2019