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Levin Rebukes Obama for ‘Religious Test’ Remarks: Christians ‘Have Nowhere Else to Go’

Mairead McArdle
By Mairead McArdle | November 17, 2015 | 4:14 PM EST

Nationally syndicated radio host Mark Levin called out President Obama on Monday saying, “Nobody said there should be a religious test,” but more Christians should be allowed in because they “have nowhere else to go.”

"President Obama, speaking from the G20 Summit in Turkey on Monday said it was 'shameful' that some political leaders are suggesting the U.S. should only admit Christian and not Muslim Syrian refugees," reported CNSNews.com. Obama futher stated that America should not have a “religious test for which a person who’s fleeing from a war torn country is admitted.”

“Nobody said there should be a religious test,” Levin corrected. “What they said is that we should allow more Christians in this country. You want to know why, pal? Because they have nowhere else to go.”

Here is a transcript of what Levin had to say:

“Nobody said there should be a religious test. What they said is that we should allow more Christians in this country.

“You want to know why, pal? Because they have nowhere else to go. All those little countries you mentioned in the Middle East, Jordan and Lebanon and so forth and so on, they’re not taking Christians. Nobody’s taking Christians!

“So why don’t we say we are taking Christians? ‘Well, we can’t do that; we don’t have religious tests in this country.’ Sure we do. Certainly we do.

“The government now attacks Christianity left and right on morality grounds, whether it’s marriage, whether it’s abortion. What’s he talking about, we don’t have religious tests in this country? We sure as hell do.

“Oh, they don’t call it that. They call it civil liberties. I got that. Nobody is talking about religious tests.

“It’s just that Christians from the Middle East haven’t been known to commit acts of terrorism against the United States of America. What the hell is wrong with this guy? Doesn’t he have two eyes? Doesn’t he see what’s going on?”   

Mairead McArdle
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