The Common Good

Moment Of Truth On Immigration Reform Is Now

Date: May 30, 2014

Washington often loses sight of the common good. Instead of considering how to best serve the public, many of our elected leaders focus on advancing the agenda of their political party or their own careers. The general welfare is sacrificed for the sake of individual gain. Immigration reform is a textbook example.

Despite poll after poll showing clear and overwhelming support for reform among across a wide spectrum of Americans—Democrats, Republicans, Evangelicals, tea-party voters, etc.—legislation remains stalled in the House of Representatives.

But the moment of truth has arrived.