Biden Regime Rescinds Trump’s 'Muslim Travel Ban' as 'Inconsistent with American Values'

Article author: 
Raymond Ibrahim
Article publisher: 
FrpntPage Mag
Article date: 
22 January 2021
Article category: 
National News
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...  In early 2017, for example, Trump issued travel restrictions into the U.S. from various nations.  They are currently eight: Chad, Iran, Somalia, Libya, North Korea, Syria, Venezuela, and Yemen.  Although North Korea and Venezuela have nothing to do with Islam, in an effort to present Trump’s policy as “Islamophobic,” then and now his enemies refer to it as a “Muslim Ban.”  Or, in the words of the Biden White House, it was “rooted in religious animus and xenophobia.”

In reality, Trump banned entry from those eight nations because they were all to various degrees either state sponsors of terrorism and/or posed a serious security threat to the U.S; most or all of them regularly appear on the State Department’s list of “countries of particular concern,” while others are known state sponsors of terrorism.
Interestingly, and perhaps even more tellingly, most of these eight nations appeared on another list just a few days ago.  On January, 18, 2021, Open Doors, an international human rights organization that annually ranks the 50 worst nations that persecute Christians, published its latest findings.  Six of the eight nations affected by Trump’s so-called “Muslim ban”—that is, 75 percent of them—are on this list....