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    U.S. Governors Slam Doors on Syrian Refugees

    They’re hoping to keep terrorists out. Even though the bombers and gunmen who attacked Paris have been largely confirmed to be French citizens, U.S. governors from Louisiana, Michigan, Arkansas and other states are saying they’ll refuse to accept Syrian refugees, for fear that terrorists could slip in among their number. Presidential candidate Marco Rubio lauded the initiative, while Jeb Bush suggested that the U.S. focus only on Christian refugees. President Obama has absolutely condemned such comments, called religious tests for migrants “shameful” and saying he won’t “shut the door” on Syrians seeking refuge.

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