At a December 7th campaign stop in South Carolina, Presidential candidate Donald Trump called for a “total and complete shutdown” of Muslims entering the country. The announcement sparked outrage from across the political spectrum with Republicans and Democrats both deeming it unconstitutional. Proponents argue that the government has little idea who is entering the U.S. through its current immigration system and that a temporary ban on Muslims is necessary after the terrorist attack in California. Opponents argue that the proposed ban is unconstitutional and racist towards Muslims.
Fact is, all terrorist attacks thus far have been from Muslims - not Jews, Christians, Buddhists, Taoists, Seventh Day Adventists, atheists, Satanists, etc. So, let's call a spade a spade and understand that radical jihadist Islamist Muslims have targeted everything and everyone not in accordance with it's stance on well, everything. Is it okay to be leery of such folk? I say, YES.
Let them enter the country but keep them contained. After all, they are asking for help. We can help and need not feel guilty if we restrict their movement and don't exactly provide 4 star hotel. I can see us being accused of something awful just because we need to maintain national security. That's not fair but it would happen, I'm sure. Do it anyway. It's the only human thing we can do and survive.
I'm torn on this one... It's crazy to actually consider banning a whole religion and it feels icky as well.... But the status quo needs to change as well... But I'm gonna say no... No ban but single men traveling back and forth should be watched more closely
There are millions of Christians who need help. Bring them in first. As a woman I am apposed to inviting cultures that think women are not equal to me. We fought too hard for our rights and those of our daughter. May sound harsh but it is creating enormous anger amounts everyday people you are not meeting. This is a very explosive issue
No, banning immigrants based on their religion is unconstitutional however there should be a screening of views on terrorism for all people coming in and even for residents. Some people are crazy no matter where they are from.
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