This is a Facebook post by our President:
Statement Regarding Recent Executive Order Concerning Extreme Vetting
“America is a proud nation of immigrants and we will continue to show compassion to those fleeing oppression, but we will do so while protecting our own citizens and border. America has always been the land of the free and home of the brave.
We will keep it free and keep it safe, as the media knows, but refuses to say. My policy is similar to what President Obama did in 2011 when he banned visas for refugees from Iraq for six months. The seven countries named in the Executive Order are the same countries previously identified by the Obama administration as sources of terror. To be clear, this is not a Muslim ban, as the media is falsely reporting.”
Note – 40 Muslim Countries Unaffected
President continues, “This is not about religion – this is about terror and keeping our country safe. There are over 40 different countries worldwide that are majority Muslim that are not affected by this order. We will again be issuing visas to all countries once we are sure we have reviewed and implemented the most secure policies over the next 90 days.
I have tremendous feeling for the people involved in this horrific humanitarian crisis in Syria. My first priority will always be to protect and serve our country, but as President I will find ways to help all those who are suffering.”
Insightful Military Statement:
I particularly appreciated one US Marine Corp man’s comment concerning the above statement:
“Not taking refugees and closing our borders doesn’t mean we are “heartless” or “mean”. I lock my doors every night. I don’t lock them because I “hate” the people outside. I lock them because I LOVE the people INSIDE! Yes Good job Mr. President!”
The Full Document Location:
If you’d like to review the entire verbiage of the Executive Order yourself, please go here to read the full publication.
Now, let’s hear what one Muslim had to say about this order. You’ll find this very interesting and refreshing for sure.