Justice

These Memes Show How Outrageous It Is to Deny Syrian Refugees

November 18th 2015

By:
Kyle Jaeger

In response to the attacks in Paris, governors from more than half of the states in the U.S.—as well as five Republican presidential candidates—have said that they would not accept refugees fleeing religious and political persecution in Syria. They argue that allowing Syrian refugees would endanger the country, putting states at risk of violent extremism.

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But those claims have been widely disputed. Others contend that refugees have not historically posed any threat to the U.S and many have contributed immensely to our world's culture and society. Besides, it would be a "betrayal of our values," as President Barack Obama said Monday, for the country to turn its back on human suffering.

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