On Tuesday, Justice Sonia Sotomayor wrote, “Based on the evidence in the record, a reasonable observer would conclude that the Proclamation was motivated by anti-Muslim animus.” Her dissent was widely seen as a sharp rebuke to the court’s 5-4 decision upholding the travel ban. Despite numerous past Trump statements to the contrary, the majority claimed that the ban was not discriminatory. David Cole, National Legal Director for the American Civil Liberties Union, will join host Rev. Welton Gaddy to discuss the decision, Sotomayor’s dissent and what happens next.
Hear the full June 30, 2018 State of Belief Radio program here.