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Deal 's decision to bar Syrian refugees in Georgia unconstitutional, Price says

Last week, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal was among at least 30 U.S. governors who have asked to bar Syrian refugees from resettling in their states. The ACLU has filed suit against Indiana's governor, and is considering similar lawsuits in other states. Emory Law Professor Polly Price agrees with the ACLU that the policy violates the Equal Protection Clause. "You're identifying a group based on national origin, or religion," she said. "These are protected grounds under both the federal and state constitution."
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