FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, March 6, 2017
Emily Fitzmaurice, Massachusetts Democratic Party, 617-939-0800
MASSACHUSETTS DEMOCRATIC PARTY STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT TRUMP'S LATEST MUSLIM BAN
BOSTON - Massachusetts Democratic Party Chair Gus Bickford released the following statement in response to President Trump's latest executive order:
"Even the White House admits that this so-called new plan has the same outcomes of the last executive order -- banning people from entering our country solely based on what religion they practice.
"This is not about national security, it's about playing politics and ratcheting up fear and discrimination. While others may be afraid to call this what it is, we are not. This is a Muslim ban that, many national security experts agree, will make us less safe.
"Unfortunately, President Trump is continuing to prove that a leopard can't change its spots."