Religions are not equal when it comes to evaluating refugees. There are non-sectarian reasons to favor members of minority faiths, especially in the Middle East where religious minorities have suffered disproportionately.
There is much in America about which to be concerned, even anguished. Yet traveling the world reminds one just how special America remains.
Christian groups have lauded the recent passage of Special Envoy Bill, HR 301. It creates a special envoy for religious freedom in South Central Asia and the Middle East.