Piers Morgan pens impassioned article in wake of terrorist attack

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After Another ISIS Attack, Piers Morgan Calls for Stricter Immigration

After another deadly attack in Europe, Piers Morgan wrote an article declaring that it's time for Western countries to rethink their immigration policies.

Morgan penned a piece for the Daily Mail in which he calls for countries to tighten up their borders to defend against ISIS.

The article was prompted by two ISIS devotees who attacked a Catholic church in Normandy, France. The assailants took hostages and killed an elderly priest before being shot and killed by police.

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French police officers and fire engine arrive at the scene of a hostage-taking at a church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, northern France, on July 26, 2016 that left the priest dead. A priest was killed on July 26 when men armed with knives seized hostages at a church near the northern French city of Rouen, a police source said. Police said they killed two hostage-takers in the attack in the Normandy town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, 125 kilometres (77 miles) north of Paris. / AFP / CHARLY TRIBALLEAU (Photo credit should read CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP/Getty Images)
French police officers and fire engine arrive at the scene of a hostage-taking at a church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, northern France, on July 26, 2016 that left the priest dead. A priest was killed on July 26 when men armed with knives seized hostages at a church near the northern French city of Rouen, a police source said. Police said they killed two hostage-takers in the attack in the Normandy town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, 125 kilometres (77 miles) north of Paris. / AFP / CHARLY TRIBALLEAU (Photo credit should read CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP/Getty Images)
French police officers and firemen arrive at the scene of a hostage-taking at a church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, northern France, on July 26, 2016 that left the priest dead. A police source meanwhile confirmed that police killed two hostage-takers. / AFP / CHARLY TRIBALLEAU (Photo credit should read CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP/Getty Images)
French Interior Ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet speaks to the medias as he arrives at the scene of a hostage-taking at a church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, northern France, on July 26, 2016 that left the priest dead. A priest was killed on July 26 when men armed with knives seized hostages at a church near the northern French city of Rouen, a police source said. Police said they killed two hostage-takers in the attack in the Normandy town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, 125 kilometres (77 miles) north of Paris. / AFP / CHARLY TRIBALLEAU (Photo credit should read CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP/Getty Images)
French CRS police secure a street near the church after a hostage-taking in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray near Rouen in Normandy, France, July 26, 2016. A priest was killed with a knife and another hostage seriously wounded in an attack on a church that was carried out by assailants linked to Islamic State. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol
Members of French special police forces of Research and Intervention Brigade (BRI) are seen during a raid after a hostage-taking in the church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray near Rouen in Normandy, France, July 26, 2016. A priest was killed with a knife and another hostage seriously wounded in an attack on a church that was carried out by assailants linked to Islamic State. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol
The bell tower of the church is seen after a hostage-taking in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray near Rouen in Normandy, France, July 26, 2016. A priest was killed with a knife and another hostage seriously wounded in an attack on a church that was carried out by assailants linked to Islamic State. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol
Members of French special police forces of Research and Intervention Brigade (BRI) are seen during a raid after a hostage-taking in the church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray near Rouen in Normandy, France, July 26, 2016. A priest was killed with a knife and another hostage seriously wounded in an attack on a church that was carried out by assailants linked to Islamic State. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol
Members of French special police forces of Research and Intervention Brigade (BRI) are seen during a raid after a hostage-taking in the church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray near Rouen in Normandy, France, July 26, 2016. A priest was killed with a knife and another hostage seriously wounded in an attack on a church that was carried out by assailants linked to Islamic State. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol
Members of French special police forces of Research and Intervention Brigade (BRI) are seen during a raid after a hostage-taking in the church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray near Rouen in Normandy, France, July 26, 2016. A priest was killed with a knife and another hostage seriously wounded in an attack on a church that was carried out by assailants linked to Islamic State. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol
Members of French special police forces of Research and Intervention Brigade (BRI) are seen at the scene during a raid after a hostage-taking in the church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray near Rouen in Normandy, France, July 26, 2016. A priest was killed with a knife and another hostage seriously wounded in an attack on a church that was carried out by assailants linked to Islamic State. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol
Members of French special police forces of Research and Intervention Brigade (BRI) and French scientific police are seen at the scene during a raid after a hostage-taking in the church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray near Rouen in Normandy, France, July 26, 2016. A priest was killed with a knife and another hostage seriously wounded in an attack on a church that was carried out by assailants linked to Islamic State. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol
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Morgan wrote, "This insane 'open door' policy has to stop, not least because once we open these doors we don't seem to make any coherent, sensible provisions for what happens next to the people who pour through them."

ISIS has claimed responsibility for several high-profile attacks that have rocked Europe over the past several weeks and months. It's unclear if the terror group helped to plan any of the incidents or just inspired the attackers.

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The latest attack was apparently enough for Morgan to reconsider Donald Trump's immigration platform, which he had previously called "absurd."

Morgan didn't go as far as calling for a ban on all Muslims trying to immigrate or flee war, but he did say that restricting immigrants from countries filled with terrorists is common sense.

He also shared a letter from a Muslim woman that read in part, "I think in order to solve this problem, we must reach out to these kids and [emphasize] the importance of education, being well-rounded members of society and contributing to the society you live in."


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