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originally posted by: Grimpachi
a reply to: GreyScale
He can base his EO on ANYTHING HE WANTS.
Not if it violates the constitution and FYI a yuge part of the constitution limits the government that includes EOs. The constitution doesn't do much about granting rights.
Also ermm... why are you even bringing up Washington state
Try to keep up this thread is about the court case in Virginia.
It is all in the OPs source link.
If his EO simply barred entry of people from those countries it probably would have worked, but he made an exception in the EO if they passed a religious test which is unconstitutional.
The Executive branch has been given power over immigration and more importantly, matters of national security when it comes to immigration. If Trump decided tomorrow that we should not allow blondes into the country, he has every right to do that.
NON-CITIZENS DO NOT HAVE RIGHTS UNDER THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.
All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the state wherein they reside. No state shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any state deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.
originally posted by: ultron
Personally, I think Iran should not be on the list. There are no jihadists in Iran and Iran being a Shia country is vital to the war on jihadists.