Rep. Jan Schakowsky Statement Opposing Legislation to Block Refugees

WASHINGTON, DC –(ENEWSPF)--November 19, 2015.  Today, Representative Jan Schakowsky released the following statement after voting against legislation that would block Syrian and Iraqi refugees from entering the United States:

“Last week’s tragic attacks in Paris and Lebanon were a horrific reminder of the threat that terrorism poses to our global community. They also showed us the importance of coming together as one community to stand strong against those who wish to rip the world apart to serve their narrow ideological ends.

“This bill before us today follows the all too common reactionary path that feeds fear mongering, hate . . .

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