Civil Liberties Minute

Trump’s Muslim travel ban disgraces and endangers us

It violates the fundamental American precepts of freedom of religion, due process and equal protection, and it endangers us because it does nothing to prevent terrorism while stoking anti-American animus throughout the world.

A unanimous decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld an emergency stay on the travel ban.

Photo: Thousands gather at Copley Square to protest President Trump’s executive order banning Muslims. One holds a sign that reads “#NoMuslimBan.”

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