Politicians’ Positions on Accepting Syrian Refugees
As mentioned in one of the main threads earlier, I’ll be updating the list linked to below as time permits. Here’s the list as it stands right now:
The reason for this Page is just to have a convenient place for anyone who wants to drop off a link to someone not already on the list. As I add them I’ll post updates here.
So far I have the following updates courtesy of Backwoods_Sleuth:
Gov. Hogan Announces No Refugees In Md.: BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Governor Larry Hogan announced Tuesday that he is r… https://t.co/Oq8FEp3jRg
I have asked my staff to reassure all of our partners that the City will welcome refugees from Syria’s violence. #fgs
I’ll do everything I can to welcome #SyrianRefugees to Ithaca. We must guard against terrorism, and refugees are the most likely victims.
Bill de Blasio on Syrian refugees: “Because Chris Christie is an elected official, his comment is an embarrassment to this country.”
And Franklin (geoffm33) contributed this:
I’ll be adding mayors that step up as well, like:
Also, I was so focused on governors yesterday that I forgot to look into the Dem 2016 candidates’ stated positions, but I did see this yesterday, so I’ll be adding it as well as looking for the others:
During these difficult times, we will not succumb to Islamophobia. We will not turn our backs on refugees. https://t.co/Js605pOLbx
I’m also keeping track of attacks on places & people who are Muslim (or perceived as Muslim), but I haven’t turned that into a list yet.