Jeb Bush Should Say ‘No’ to Torture

Millennial co-founder Christopher Hale has a new article at Time. He writes:

On Thursday, Jeb Bush refused to rule out the practice of torture if he were elected president. This was a departure from his remarks earlier this year when he said that his brother George W. Bush’s torture program was no longer necessary.

Bush’s indication that he would be open to using torture puts the 62-year-old Catholic convert at odds with Pope Francis, who has called for the universal abolition of torture, which he says is a “very grave sin.”…

Conscience. This explains why Barack Obama banned forms of interrogation torture in 2009. And this must be the reason that Jeb Bush says ‘no’ to the practice today.

The full article can be read here.