Israeli Law Permits Torture of Palestinians
Jun 07, 2007
An Israeli news article tells us,
"Today in Israel, there is no effective barrier--not legal and certainly not ethical--that stands in the way of using torture. A secret service organization such as the GSS (Shin Bet) decides independently to use torture and, afterwards, investigates itself as to whether the use of interrogation was justified."
Read the full article here:
This sounds a lot like the policy adopted by President Bush. More and more, as our government is influenced by the idea that the Jews are God's Chosen People, our laws and way of thinking is being modeled after the Israeli state. As we walk down that path, we lose both morality and the freedoms that were envisioned by the founders of our nation.