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Courts to President Trump: you are not above the law

Carol Rose, executive director of the ACLU of Massachusetts, joined WGBH’s Boston Public Radio to comment on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision to strike down President Trump’s Muslim ban.

“This was a unanimous decision against the federal government,” she said. “What the court said is that the president isn’t above the constitution, isn’t above the law.” …

“The most important thing is, it’s not just about law,” Rose said. “It’s about all the lives, all the people, the children who were separated from their families, and the people who couldn’t get home to get married or pursue their careers as scientists and doctors and things like that. It was an extraordinary victory.”

To hear the full segment on Boston Public Radio, click here.

To learn more about the ACLU of Massachusetts’ case against President Trump’s Muslim ban, click here.

Photo by Tori Bedford/WGBH News

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