Rebecca Barrett-Fox is the author of "God Hates: Westboro Baptist Church, American Nationalism, and the Religious Right" (University Press of Kansas) and many scholarly articles about religion, hate, and politics. In addition to her work as an academic, she is an activist for educational and health equity. She lives in Harvey County, Kansas.
Opinion editor Clay Wirestone recently called those who mitigate against COVID-19 infection “terrified,” comparing them to vaccine skeptics in their rejection of science. On the contrary, we are acting with caution because we understand science — and because we care about our neighbors. I moderate Still COVIDing in Kansas, a Facebook group for people who […]