Terrorism

Still a Muslim ban

Still a Muslim ban

The latest travel ban issued by the Trump administration marks the third time the president has issued proclamations attempting to fulfill a 2015 campaign pledge to stop Muslims from entering the country. Mr. Trump’s first two efforts were blocked in whole or in part by the courts as unconstitutional because they were a clear outgrowth of his stated desire to discriminate against travelers based on their religious beliefs. His most recent revision is hardly an improvement despite its transparent attempt to gloss over the religious animus behind it. It’s a “Muslim ban” in all but name that still unconstitutionally targets people on the basis of religion, and unlike the previous versions,...

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