Rudy Giuliani: An Analysis

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(Claim) Judge, the intent to discriminate Muslim religion is clear within the executive order
When interviewed, Rudy Giuliani explained how the administration’s immigration policy morphed from one that was obviously unconstitutional to one that is more subtly so. Host Jeanine Pirro asked, “Does the ban have anything to do with religion?” In response, Giuliani said, “When [Trump] first announced it, he said ‘Muslim ban.’ He called me up, he said, ‘Put a commission together, show me the right way to do it legally.’” “It,” in this case, of course, is a ban on Muslims.
Laurence Tribe, a professor of constitutional law at Harvard Law School, said the ban’s explicit carve-out to protect Christians as a specific minority in the seven countries
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Brody asked the president, “the refugee changes..., as it relates to persecuted Christians, do you see them as kind of a priority here?” The president responded “Yes”, and that they are going through many horrible treatments, and is a very significant priority. Judge, the president has clearly said he will prioritize christian refugees and this is blunt religious discrimination.
According to the Immigration Act of 1965, no person shall receive any preference or priority or be discriminated against in the issuance of an immigrant visa because of the person’s race, sex, nationality, place of birth, or place of residence. Judge, this executive order is directly contradicting this established law, which falls under the procedural rules by which our country follows.
(Impact) Judge, this country itself was founded on the fact of equality (consisting of religion) and one of the main virtues that this country provides, is freedom through religion as per our laws. Though judge, when witness the implementation of this ban by the president, this directly contradicts with the fundamental values of our country, because we see that the president implies in his ban that this law discriminates religions, as we have just proved! Because of this, the executive order is clearly
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