Faith leaders in Georgia are speaking out against Gov. Nathan Deal’s refusal to admit Syrian refugees into the state. On Thursday, a group of clergy members delivered a letter with 119 signatures from Georgia religious leaders to Gov. Deal’s office.
“It causes me great sadness and concern that our governor has chosen to participate in this ongoing politicized debate concerning our Syrian brothers and sisters – the orphans, the widows, the weak, the wounded,” said Jodi Yarini, pastor of the Decatur United Church of Christ.
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