ANAHEIM (CBSLA.com) – Politicians, religious leaders and civil rights advocates met Sunday afternoon in Orange County to discuss President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban.
“It’s still outrageous, as much as the first one,” Noor Nagi of Covina Hills told CBS2.READ MORE: Long Beach To Enforce Ban On Flavored Tobacco In August; Los Angeles Considers Similar Ordinance
The Council on American-Islamic Relations hosted a solidarity town hall at the Islamic Institute of Orange County.
“There is a lot of fear in our community right now on all sides,” said state Senator Tony Mendoza (D- Buena Park). “If you’re Muslim, Latino, it doesn’t matter.”READ MORE: Six Flags To Give Away 50K Free Tickets To Those Who Get COVID Vaccine
“An injustice against any community is an injustice against all of us,” said Hussam Ayloush with CAIR. “And if we allow one community to be mistreated, we will be next.”
Elected leaders say holding protests isn’t not enough. They argue people needs to be more active in government.MORE NEWS: Man Killed, 8-Year-Old Girl Wounded In South LA Shooting
“This is not a sprint, this a marathon,” U.S. Rep. Lou Correa said. “Let’s talk about democracy and the importance of the vote.”