Donald Trump said during his campaign that he plans to have a Muslim registry and also called for a complete ban on all Muslims trying to enter the U.S.
The Death Valley National Park sent out a commemoration on their Twitter page to the Japanese-Americans who were sent to internment camps during World War II. The tweet seems to be a direct response to President Trump’s aggressive tactics against immigrants, refugees, and Muslims.
The executive director of the Anne Frank Center, Steven Goldstein, compared these actions to the Japanese interment camps:
“Donald Trump is retracting the promise of American freedom to an extent we have not seen from a President since Franklin Roosevelt forced Japanese Americans into internment camps during World War II. Today the Statue of Liberty weeps over President Trump’s discrimination.”
Former spokesman for one of the larger super PACs which supported Donald Trump’s campaign, Carl Higbie, spoke about the Muslim registry and how the Japanese internment camps could set a precedent for how Trump would go about the registries
“We’ve done it with Iran back awhile ago,” Higbie said. “We did it during World War II with the Japanese… I’m just saying there is precedent for it.”
We have to keep this going, revolt against Trump and all his wrongdoings.