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Trump: I’d close down some mosques, “I think that’s great”

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Deacon Greg Kandra - published on 10/22/15

This is what we have come to.

From The Washington Post:

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would be willing to close some mosques within the United States in order to fight the Islamic State. In an interview on Fox Business, Stuart Varney asked Trump whether, if elected president, would take similar action as the British government, which has revoked the passports of people of some and closed mosques. “I would do that, absolutely, I think it’s great,” Trump responded. “If you go out, you go fight for ISIS, you can’t come back. Why can’t you do it? You can do it here.” Varney asked, “Can you close a mosque? I mean, we do have religious freedom.” “Well I don’t know,” Trump said. “I mean, I haven’t heard about the closing of the mosque. It depends, if the mosque is, you know, loaded for bear, I don’t know. You’re going to have to certainly look at it.” “But I can tell you one thing,” Trump said. “If somebody goes over and they want to fight for ISIS, they wouldn’t be coming back.”

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