9 Senators Join Fight to Block Muslim Registry

Following President Obama’s dismantling of the National Entry-Exit Registration System (NSEERS) program in December, eight Senate Democrats and Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) have now become the latest to join the fight against President-elect Donald Trump’s plans to build and maintain a Muslim registry. While this bill promotes pluralistic ideals, whether this bill actually passes or…

epa04551645 US President Barack Obama signs a book of condolence to honor those killed in the terrorist attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris, France on 07 January, at the Embassy of France in Washington DC, USA, 08 January 2015. EPA/Ron Sachs / POOL

President Obama Dissolves Basis for Trump’s Muslim Registry

The post-election apocalypse has involved a long search for silver linings, but today Muslim Americans finally got a big break when the Obama administration announced that it is ending the highly controversial and discriminatory National Security Entry-Exit Registration Systems (NSEERS) program. A statement from the Department of Homeland Security said that the removal of the…