What Young People Are Saying About the Supreme Court’s Muslim Ban Decision

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Today, the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 to uphold President Donald Trump’s travel ban to certain Muslim countries. The Supreme Court has spoken, but so have the young people across America.

Here is what some young people are saying about today’s travel ban decision.

Sanaa Abrar is the Policy and Advocacy Manager at United We Dream, an immigrant youth-led organization. As a black and Muslim-American woman she was disheartened upon hearing the news but not surprised at all. She said that she had grown up with Islamophobia her whole life. But part of her remains hopeful.

“We’re seeing representatives from all communities such as Black Lives Matter, LGBTQ, reproductive rights advocates, come in solidarity for Muslims,” She says. “At the core of it all, the people of this country will not stand for it.”

6.26.18 Disappointed. Ashamed. Not surprised. #muslimban #nobannowall #trumpsamerica

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Protesters against the Muslim ban have hit the streets already in some major cities. Here’s a thread of scheduled protests sprouting across the nation. See if your city has one below.

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