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KNN: Bevin opposes Syrian resettlement in Kentucky

KNN: Bevin opposes Syrian resettlement in Kentucky

Bill Stephens

November 17th, 2015

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The Kentucky News Network reports Governor-elect Bevin made the following statement regarding the resettlement of Syrian refugees in Kentucky:

“The recent terrorist attacks in Paris serve as a warning to the entire civilized world that we must remain vigilant. It is imperative that we do everything in our power to prevent any similar attack by evildoers from taking place here in America.

My primary responsibility as Governor of Kentucky will be to protect the citizens of the Commonwealth. This is why I am joining with other governors across the country in opposing the resettlement of Syrian nationals until we can better determine the full extent of any risks to our citizens.”

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