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Minnesotans prepare emergency response to Supreme Court’s upcoming Muslim Ban

By staff |
June 19, 2018

Minneapolis, MN - The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments regarding the Trump’s Muslim ban in April and is expected to announce its decision before its summer recess in July. The MN Anti-War Committee and the Council on American Islamic Relations have called for an emergency response protest at the Federal Courts building (300 S. 4th Street in Minneapolis) at 6 p.m. on the day that the court announces their decision.

Christine Hauschildt, a member of the MN Anti-War Committee explains, “While the current version of Trump’s racist Muslim ban includes north Korea and Venezuela as window dressing, it primarily targets majority-Muslim countries. The immigration ban is a thinly veiled attempt to further demonize Muslim immigrants by saying the ban protects the US from ‘terrorists.’ It is not a coincidence that the targeted countries have a majority Muslim population - Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria, Chad and Yemen - and include countries that have stood firm against US aggression - Syria, Iran, north Korea and Venezuela.”

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