Fox News on MSN.com|3 hours ago With thousands of Afghan refugees expected, the State Department must facilitate their resettlement as some raise concerns over homeland security and the swift vetting process.
C’mon Man Trust Me: Biden emphasizes that Afghan refugees will be vetted before entering US
But there was one development that had not been expected, and was not tolerable: the large and growing incidence of sexual assaults committed by refugees against local women.
“We’ve had it.” [The mayor of the Austrian city of Tulln, who initially supported the influx of refugees] The tipping point, after a series of disturbing incidents all emanating from Afghans, was the brutal gang rape of a fifteen-year-old girl, snatched from the street on her way home, dragged away and serially abused by Afghan refugees.
It took a while for the pattern to be recognized because, until recently, western European media deliberately refrained from identifying an assailant’s refugee or asylum status, or his country of origin.
It’s fine to be warm, fuzzy and sentimental about strangers arriving on your shores, but let’s also spare some warm, fuzzy and sentimental thoughts for our own values, freedoms and lifestyle. Girls and women should continue to feel safe in public spaces, be able to attend festivals, wear clothing appropriate to the weather and their own liking, travel on trains, go to the park, walk their dogs and live their lives. This is a wonderful Western achievement, and one that is worth defending.
Afghans stand out among the refugees committing crimes in Austria and elsewhere. Why?Continue reading