LTRP Note: The following is posted for informational and research purposes. Lighthouse Trails is a research ministry and does at times post articles by secular news sources to bring to light to events happening in our world. Regardless of whether the source of our material is secular, Christian, or religious, we encourage our readers to always use discernment with everything they read and weigh all things against Scripture, here on this site or elsewhere. We post the following article to show again what happens to a society that rejects Christ.
By Scottie Barnes
The Epoch Times
Walmart announced in February that it will close its last two stores in the city of Portland, Oregon, by March 24. Though the retailer did not say whether relentless shoplifting was a factor in shuttering the locations, Walmart CEO Doug McMillon warned last year that an uptick in retail theft could lead to store closures or higher prices. . . .
The announcement drew national attention, with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott taking a shot at the Rose City on Twitter. “This is what happens when cities refuse to enforce the rule of law,” the Texas governor tweeted on March 5. “It allows the mob to take over. Businesses can’t operate in that environment, and people can’t live in it.” Click here to continue reading.
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(photo of a Canadian Walmart; from bigstockphoto.com; used with permission)