The Obama administration has indignantly rejected suggestions that the United States favor Christians and other persecuted religious minorities among the Syrian refugees. But think tanker Kyle Shideler gives evidence that there is already a religious test, one that is stacked against Christians. He documents systematic discrimination against Christian refugees.
Here are some highlights of his report:
Christians fleeing religious persecution make up 16-23% of the refugees, but only 2.5% of those being allowed to come into the United States.
And the State Department itself is resistant to any efforts to specifically help Christians. A private agency offered to completely fund a program to resettle Assyrian Christians at no cost to taxpayers. That offer was rebuffed by the State Department.