Showing posts from June, 2020

The Riots

One of the mantras in the Church, is to stop, and ask, What Would Jesus Do. The Death of George Floyd was tragic and a total abuse of police power. It needs a full investigation and an independent and multifaceted enquiry that will prevent things like this happening again. The officer has been arrested and charged and we hope that he has been charged with the right crime. As far as I am concerned Floyd was in the custody of the officer, the officer and his companions had a duty of care towards Floyd. Instead they treated him like a piece of meat. The after effects however has seen people rioting and looting, I have seen women punched, assaulted and abused by dangerous thugs - black and white. The justification for this, is often "Black Lives Matter". They do. But so does every life. My life matters. Your life matters. The BLM crowd will say that responding with "All Lives Matter" is to shift focus away from BLM. They come out with such statements as would yo