Rejecting Syrian refugees goes against American ideals

November 20, 2015 4:10 PM

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Rejecting Syrian refugees goes against American ideals

Thursday, the House voted 289 to 137 to press “pause” on bringing more Syrian refugees to the United States without first imposing even more stringent screening measures on the new arrivals fleeing the savagery, starvation and indiscriminate bombings of their nation’s civil war.

For the United States, a country that has a statue that's a symbol of freedom and liberty worldwide, this marks an erosion of the America whose citizens are bound by ideals and aspirations to forge, as the founders said, “a more perfect union.”

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