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    Appeals Court Upholds Injunction Against Travel Ban

    They were unmoved. Ten of 13 U.S. Court of Appeals judges in Richmond, Va., voted to uphold a lower court injunction stopping President Trump’s immigration ban for citizens of six mainly Muslim nations. While the executive order uses “vague words of national security,” it “drips with religious intolerance, animus and discrimination,” the ruling says. It also finds that Trump’s Muslim-banning campaign vows offered “direct, specific evidence” of discriminatory intent. A similar case is before San Francisco’s Ninth Circuit, and the issue is likely to be decided by the Supreme Court.

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