Angelina Jolie slams Donald Trump’s travel ban – ‘Our response should be based on facts, not fear’

Angelina Jolie has slammed President Trump’s immigration ban which suspends the admission of refugees from seven Muslim-majority countries.

The actress, who is known for her humanitarian work, especially her efforts to aid Syrian refugees, penned the scathing op-ed for the New York Times.

In the piece, she urged that policy decisions should be based on “facts, not fear,” and invoked former President Ronald Reagan in her opposition to the ban.

“The global refugee crisis and the threat from terrorism make it entirely justifiable that we consider how best to secure our borders,” she wrote.

“Every government must balance the needs of its citizens with its international responsibilities. But our response must be measured and should be based on facts, not fear.”

“It is simply not true that our borders are overrun or that refugees are admitted to the United States without close scrutiny,” Jolie added.

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Source By http://www.mirror.co.uk

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