We had reported previously on a prior town meeting with the Ravalli County, Montana powers that be but this meeting was much, much bigger. Hundreds of Americans spoke out loud and clear against refugee resettlement in their town:
Click on the link below to read about the prior meeting about refugees:
MONTANA TOWN FIGHTS BACK Against ‘Government-Sponsored Invasion’ Of Mooching Muslim ‘Refugees’ [Video]
We’re aware that Montana has been a target state for refugee resettlement agencies. Once they focus on an area, it’s up to the citizens of the community to rise up and oppose the resettlement of refugees. THIS is a great example of what Americans can do to stop refugee resettlement in your town:
HAMILTON – A public hearing on a proposed letter opposing the settlement of Syrian refugees in Ravalli County and the surrounding area drew hundreds Thursday afternoon.
About 500 people settled into the bleachers at the Hamilton Junior High School gym for a meeting that garnered a large cheer when the commissioners announced it would begin with the Pledge of Allegiance and included a loud emphasis from the crowd on the words “under God” during its recital.
Rep. Nancy Balance, R-Hamilton said the resettlement of refugees is “big business” that generates millions of dollars for the organizations involved. She said the governor’s decision to allow Syrian refugees to settle in Montana was an effort to obtain some of that federal funding:
“He was saying Montana is open for business,” Ballance said. “Make no mistake about it, refugee resettlement is big business.”
Most of those of who commented weren’t focused on money.
Many said they feared radical Islam and the potential for terrorism.
There have been 75 known Muslim terror plots or attacks since 2001
Some pointed to problems that European countries are having with refugees they have accepted. Others said this country needs to take care of veterans and the homeless first.
“The U.S. may not be at war with Islam, but Islam is at war with the U.S.,” he said.
Read more: Ravalli Republic