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Supreme Court Upholds the Muslim Ban

Today, the Supreme Court decided to uphold the Muslim Ban, ruling that it will remain in effect. Our list of experts available to speak about the ban includes those directly impacted by the ban, legal and policy experts, and national security experts. 

Sirine has been involved with all aspects of opposition to the Muslim ban, including litigation, airport response, FOIA work, and various advocacy efforts. She is one of the lead attorneys in IAAB v. Trump.
Zahra was on the ground at the airports working with impacted individuals when the first Muslim Ban was signed and has since advised dozens of individuals from the Banned countries, is a named plaintiff in Sarsour v. Trump challenging the Bans, and co-leads the national No Muslim Ban Ever campaign
Farhana Khera has led Muslim Advocates in 8 lawsuits against the Trump Administration regarding the Muslim Ban, and is a key organizer of the We Will Not Be Banned rally scheduled to take place on the Muslim Ban decision day.

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Kristen Looney

Director, Religious Freedom Center at the Newseum Institute
Kristen Looney brings her background as a clergy and chaplain to her current work promoting civil discourse and interfaith relations.

Kristen Looney serves as Director of the Religious Freedom Center of the Newseum Institute. From 2012 to 2016, she was the head of programs and partnerships for the Tony Blair Faith Foundation in the United States. Previously, Ms. Looney served as chaplain and department chair of religious studies at St. Paul’s School for Girls in Baltimore, Maryland and St. Timothy’s School in Stevenson, Maryland. Prior, Ms. Looney served as clergy in parishes in Florida, California, and New York.

Interfaith Relations, Christianity/Catholicism