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Letter: Why no outrage for at killings of Christians?

Published: Monday, Aug. 11, 2014 11:45 p.m. CST • Updated: Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014 8:29 a.m. CST

To the Editor:

It seems as though there is plenty of outrage, including a great deal on ‘social media,’ regarding Israel’s justifiable and warranted ‘attack’ on the terrorists known as Hamas in the Gaza Strip.

My question is, where is the same outrage regarding the massacre and butchering of the tens of thousands of Iraqi Christians by another terror group named the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS? Unlike Hamas, a recognized terror group, the Christians are being slaughtered for their beliefs.

I can only assume that the masses consider it OK to murder Christians, or do we have to post photos on Facebook and message on Twitter before we can acknowledge those actions?

Robert Krall

DeKalb

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