Comment of the Day

Reader: Fake Christians Ignore Homeless Issues

Kristin Pazulski's recent post about the Right to Rest Act, which would codify the right of the homeless to sleep, sit and lie down, among other things, stirred passions among our readers.

Many of those who responded were unhappily surprised that such basic issues remain in question.

Others expressed frustration that more progress isn't being made when it comes to this subject 

Here's the take of someone who falls into the latter category — and he levels a charge of hypocrisy against one particular group.

Michael Buddy Gallegos Jr writes:
Yes it amazes me that in a nation of mostly "Christians" this would even be an issue, Jesus praised the poor and homeless, but these fake Christians seem to overlook that!
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