Why Mormons identify with Syrian refugees

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They were religious exiles once too Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO When Republican governors call for a ban on Syrian refugees, or Donald Trump calls for a ban on all Muslims, Mormons tend to identify with this religious discrimination, a sentiment echoed by Gov. Herbert in a recent Facebook post: "I am the governor of a state that was settled by religious exiles who withstood persecution after persecution, including an extermination order from another state's governor. In Utah, the First Amendment still matters. That will not change so long as I remain governor." Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com to get up to speed on everything from Kurdistan to the Kim Kardashian app. Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyE Follow Vox on Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H Or on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o

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