U.S. court says Trump travel ban unlawfully discriminates against Muslims

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(Worthy News) - President Donald Trump’s travel ban targeting people from six Muslim-majority countries violates the U.S. Constitution by discriminating on the basis of religion, a federal appeals court ruled on Thursday in another legal setback for the policy.

The Richmond, Virginia-based 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, on a 9-4 vote, became the second federal appeals court to rule against the ban, finding that the Republican president’s own words demonstrated that bias against Muslims was the basis of the policy.

The U.S. Supreme Court has allowed the ban, put in place by Trump by presidential proclamation in September, to go into effect while litigation challenging it continues. [ Source: Reuters (Read More...) ]

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3 thoughts on “U.S. court says Trump travel ban unlawfully discriminates against Muslims

  1. The POTUS has the authority to ban immigration from any country that he deems poses a threat to America. And he doesn't Anyone's approval. THAT'S the Law.

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