Clearly, the Trump Presidency will remain filled with news and surprises that people from different walks of life will react to differently.
I spent this past weekend finding myself pulled into discussions about the immigration ban and the pros and cons of each.
However, when I mentioned that the painting with a broad brush ALL persons of Muslim background from selected countries to target terrorism was no different than preventing ALL group homes from being sited in Boynton Beach to prevent sober homes, I was met with “how dare you compare the two” statements or worse.
As Americans, we seem to selectively choose who is worthy of discrimination and who is worthy of our collective defense.
Syrian refugees? Some good, some bad. But can’t tell. But will keep them out of our country until we can figure it out.
Recovering addicts? All bad. Unworthy of support. A cancerous tumor upon our single-family neighborhoods.
Why do many Americans feel this way?
SOBER LAW NEWS IS A LEGAL WEBSITE PROVIDING NEWS, COMMENTARY AND OPINIONS ON THE ADDICTION TREATMENT AND RECOVERY SERVICES INDUSTRIES. THE ARTICLES REPOSTED ON THIS SITE TAKE AN IN-DEPTH LOOK AT CURRENT TRENDS IN THIS DYNAMIC HEALTH CARE SECTOR AND THE LAWS THAT GOVERN ITS REGULATION AND GROWTH. OUR HOPE AND PURPOSE IS TO PROVIDE RELEVANT AND ACCURATE INFORMATION TO THE PUBLIC AND TO POLICYMAKERS THAT WILL HELP GUIDE THE PROVISION OF ADDICTION TREATMENT OUT OF THE SHADOWS AND INTO TRANSPARENT, MAINSTREAM HEALTH CARE. THE INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THIS WEBSITE IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND IS INTENDED AS A PUBLIC SERVICE. ANY QUESTIONS OF A LEGAL NATURE SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO AN ATTORNEY, AND THE INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE IS NOT INTENDED TO REPLACE LEGAL ADVICE FROM A LICENSED ATTORNEY IN YOUR STATE. BY USING THIS WEBSITE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU MAY NOT RELY UPON OR REFER TO THE CONTENTS AS BEING LEGAL ADVICE OR GUIDANCE PROVIDED BY JEFFREY C. LYNNE, ESQ., WITHOUT HIS PRIOR WRITTEN CONSENT.