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Barbara lives in the Philadelphia, PA, area. She works as an instructional librarian at a nearby university, is a member of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), the Amnesty International USA Group 342 (West Chester), and is active in the National Religious Campaign Against Torture.
Torture Awareness Month
Torture is a moral issue. As a person of faith, I could care less whether or not torture works. Because it violates the God-given humanity of the the victim and corrupts the perpetrator, torture is always abhorrent, immoral, and wrong. I measure the depth of my integrity not by how others treat me but by how I treat others, and I hold my country to the same standard.
Saturday, January 1, 2011(1 comments)
Guantánamo mon amour
Almost 2 years after President Obama's executive order to close Guantánamo,the detention facility where detainees are being held in extralegal and inhumane conditions is still open.