Do As Americans Do: Accept the Refugees

Follow the evidence and, more importantly, your free conscience

I suppose I would have fallen into the same popular opinion, soliciting the government to send Syrians back to their homeland. That seems to be the response to the Paris bombing and the current refugee crisis. But refusing these refugees would be a total reversal of American idealism and, worse, a huge fail of tremendous opportunity. 

Angelina Jolie after visiting refugees of Syria

“The failure to end this crisis diminishes all of us” —Angelina Jolie, March 2015, after visiting refugees of Syria