Steve King Says Latino Immigrants Come From a 'Violent Civilization'

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It seems Iowa Congressman Steve King is on a roll lately with his comments about Latino immigrants.

Following his recent comments about DREAMers, King is now saying that Latinos come from a "violent civilization" and therefore will bring more violence to the United States.

According to Think Progress, King spoke during a "Stop Amnesty" rally on Monday and went into a vicious tirade, claiming that as one moves further south in Latin America the population becomes more violent.

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