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Oxfam statement on Muslim Ban Supreme Court decision

By Oxfam

In response to the Supreme Court decision upholding the Muslim Ban, Oxfam America Humanitarian Policy Lead Noah Gottschalk made the following statement:

“Oxfam is dismayed that the United States Supreme Court has decided to uphold a policy that institutionalizes discrimination on the basis of religion.

The Court’s decision today will only embolden those who seek to end our proud legacy as a welcoming nation. The fact remains that discriminating on the basis of religion is un-American, and we’re shocked that the Court would reject this essential American value. By slamming the door on millions of people from Muslim-majority nations, the Trump Administration is sending a clear signal to the world that it no longer believes the fundamental tenet that all people are created equal.

The US has a long and proud history of welcoming people of all faiths and backgrounds, especially those facing persecution. Oxfam has long opposed President Trump's anti-Muslim and anti-refugee rhetoric and policies, and we will continue to speak out against these harmful attacks.”

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