Today, the House of Representatives voted to pass the No Ban Act, introduced by Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA), which would repeal the Muslim ban and make it harder for the president to impose similar discriminatory measures in the future.
“Today’s vote sends the message that Congress will not sit idly by as this administration inflicts anguish on Americans and their families, all for a ban that serves no national security purpose and a racist immigration regime that tears parents from their children.
“In voting for the No Ban Act, members showed their commitment to a free and equal society for all Americans, regardless of skin color or religion. But this prejudiced ban remains in effect, and we have more work to do. We will continue to lay bare the myths that justify the ban’s existence and expose its cruelty until it comes off the books.”
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