William F. Schulz, a former Executive Director of Amnesty International USA, is President of the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee.
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Thursday, December 10, 2015
How Human Rights Laws Help Keep Us Safe
Maybe we can blame it on an evolutionary response to danger, but at times of crisis human beings tend to default to the extreme. “All Muslims could be terrorists.” “Keep all refugees out.” “Nowhere is safe.” The more frightened we become, the more we are tempted to adopt simple solutions to complex...