O’Hare, one of the world’s busiest airports, is a destination for travelers from the Ebola-stricken countries of West Africa, so Chicago media are beginning to give us stories of passengers vomiting, of endless protocols and hazmat suits, of task forces, of health professionals screening and isolating travelers, etc. Sooner or later, we will be hearing of people coming in with Ebola, of the spread of this deadly infection among Americans.

The question is, Why? Why are we allowing this? Why are we spending so much? (And who is expected to pay for all this?) Why are we putting other people’s lives at risk?

Protecting the public health should not be a partisan issue.

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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