Trump’s Travel Ban Has Nothing To Do With The First Amendment

The furor over Trump’s executive order on immigration isn’t about the Constitution. It’s about liberals’ contempt for Trump.

President Trump’s executive order on immigration was back in federal court on Monday. This time around, the Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments in the Trump administration’s appeal of a ruling that blocked the travel ban. Next Monday, the Ninth Circuit will hear a separate appeal related to the order.

The White House has maintained that a temporary ban on entry from six Muslim-majority countries is needed for national security reasons. Detractors say the ban is meant to target Muslims, and point to statements Trump made on the campaign trail last year calling for “a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States.” Therefore, the argument goes, the executive order amounts to religious discrimination and violates the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause….

Source: Trump’s Travel Ban Has Nothing To Do With The First Amendment

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