The heartbreak of becoming a liberal in a conservative family

The more I learned, the more I realized that my Christian beliefs didn’t line up with this so-called Christian nation – and the more I tried to share what I’d learned with friends and family, the more they wrote me off as a lost cause

In 2010, I knelt beside a family member as they cradled my laptop in their hands.

We’d just spent 17 agonizing minutes watching the WikiLeaks’ Collateral Murder video, which contained footage of the 2007 Baghdad airstrike during which US troops killed at least a dozen civilians, including two Reuters journalists, jeering as they opened fire.

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