Friday, November 27, 2015

Right-Wing Media Myths About Syrian Refugees

"Right-wing media have repeatedly exploited the November 13 ISIS-led terror attacks in Paris to stoke fears about Syrian refugees posing a terror threat in the U.S., falsely claiming that the United States lacks a rigorous refugee vetting system, that most Syrian refugees are adult males "of fighting age," and that, like the attacks in Paris, the Boston Marathon bombing and Ft. Hood shooting were perpetrated by refugees."  *

Summary: "The U.S. Has One Of The Most Exhaustive Refugee Screening Processes In The World - Most Syrian Refugees Are Women And Children - Neither Tsarnaev Brothers (Boston Marathon bombing) Nor Hasan (Ft. Hood shooting) Came Through Refugee Resettlement System..." *