Notice the bumbling ridiculousness of the idea of excluding people for simply what they have? This is the same fate that refugees throughout history have had to face. They see the light of a brighter tomorrow, but are quickly shunned by racism, classism, and generally insolent behaviors bred to have been acceptable by a society that marginalizes those who do not fit within the confines of the false utopia designed to brush issues and dissertations that bring up said issues, under the rug. In short, the exclusion of refugees in the United States is wrong for legal, spiritual, and moral reasons.
The United States of America was built upon the idea of freedom and inalienable rights to those on its soil. The very people who wrote the constitution were immigrants, refugees, asylum-seekers looking for and escape from the monarchial clutches of England. The declaration of independent states that “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certa...
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...he temple in Matthew 21:12. “Jesus entered the temple courts and drove out all who were buying and selling there. He overturned the tables of the money changers and the benches of those selling doves.” What they seem to forget, however, is that he only did that to chase out those who directly disobeyed the word of God by setting up business in the temple. By excluding refugees, they directly disobey the bible on multiple occasions, with over 20 verses directly instructing kindness towards those who seek asylum.
Although the opposition may pose a decent argument towards the exclusion of refugees, like using their concern for the safety of their country, their religion, and their knowledge, one would have to say that we should use this opportunity to educate them on their ignorance, and to allow the refugees into the country. In the end, however, the choice is yours.
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