Tag: Travel Ban

Justice Sonia Sotomayor Slammed Decision to Uphold the Largely Muslim Travel Ban

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor blasted her colleagues for upholding the travel ban targeting Muslims in a 5-4 vote on Tuesday. Sotomayor, an immigrant, condemned the ban as “motivated by hostility and animus toward the Muslim faith.” She additionally accused the justices of misconstruing legal precedent and supporting pain and…

Supreme Court Allows Trump's 'Muslim Ban 3.0' to Go into Effect

President Donald Trump kicked off the holiday season byretweeting racist, anti-Muslim videoson Wednesday, which garnered the praise ofDavid Duke, former grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan. Trump’s sentiment continued on Monday through the Supreme Court, whichcosigned on his travel ban thattargets people from six Muslim-majority countries. The court, except…

Muhammad Ali Jr. Detained at Florida Airport 'Because I'm Muslim'

Muhammad Ali Jr., son of boxing legend Muhammad Ali, said he was detained at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Florida after being questioned about his religion. Muhammad Ali Ali was born in Philadelphia, has a United States passport and has no prior criminal history, yet he was stopped and held…