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    He's spot-on as per usual.
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    (Original post by Life_peer)
    Love him (no homo). I hope he continues to free himself of the Prison Planet and Alex Jones stigma.
    He's some things wrong in the past and he has got some things right. Rather then resorting to ad hominem attacks to divert from the arguments try actually debating them like an intellectually honest person
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    Oppression breeds radicalism. This seems like a great way to push people towards being terrorists.
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    I support the ban but dislike the way it's implemented.

    And I don't think it actually makes the us much safer, since the new fad of misunderstood "home grown jihadis". But it sends the message anyway

    I'd like to see anyone who has travelled to Syria banned and those that have travelled to neighbouring countries strongly vetted (eg Turkey being a route into these warzones). UAE, Saudi, too.

    And additional requirements to live here/there
    -changes into the citizenship test to include western values rather than random dates eg st Patrick's day.
    -good standard of English
    -Supporting human rights, women's rights, gay rights, freedom of speech, freedom of religion, etc
    - respect for the local law

    But seeing as none of that is happening yes I support the ban.
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    This policy will increase terrorist attacks.

    a) there are thousands of people from the middle east already in the US, all of whom are going to feel pretty marginalised and discriminated against now. If anyone needed a reason to turn to groups who promise to act against america, this is it.
    b) a determined terrorist can still get in. Fly to mexico and do it that way (and no, a wall isn't going to stop anyone either).

    And lets face it, getting guns in america isn't exactly difficult...
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    (Original post by Len Goodman)
    Yes. Yes I jolly well do. The Western world needs to be protected, and it makes total sense to block people from dangerous countries from entering.

    You bleeding heart lefties can moan and groan all you want, but mark my words you will be thankful for this ban once the number of terrorist attacks starts going down.

    Safety > feelings, 100%.
    Yes we should also ban cars, require every city and road to be build as a faraday cage and order all dogs be killed immediately - for safety of course.
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    (Original post by joe cooley)
    Yes.

    The UK should follow his example.
    Is there ANYTHING you disagree with Trump on? Anything at all?
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    (Original post by epoddoulc)
    Yes, 6 of those 7 countries are ACTIVE WARZONES.
    When ISIS finally attack Britain, you lefties will realise your ignorance.
    Our major threat is homegrown terrorism.

    You sound like you almost want an attack to happen just to prove a point.
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    You'd have to convince me that immigrants from these countries pose an active threat first. Look at the statistics for Islamic terrorist attacks in the US annually, and then we can begin to discuss how relevant a ban is.

    So, no.
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    No, banning anything seems to be the default answer with most politicians; in many cases it is just pointless- Cannabis prohibition for example is an immense waste of money. The ban will not deal with fundamentalists who have already returned to the US or those who are being internally radicalised. In addition, the Immigration and Nationality Act 1965, throws the legitimacy of the ban into question with legal challenges being proposed by Attorney Generals being very much indicative of this doubt. I also doubt the dubious claims professed by Trump as to how he is going to work out the issue, it just masquerades discrimination and xenophobia of minority groups such as Muslims who are currently subject to Trump's vile ways, discrimination of other minority groups will likely follow. The only way I truly believe these issues can be solved is by inclusivism, equality and education, these issues should be tackled from the bottom up, NOT from the top down.
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    (Original post by nexttime)
    This policy will increase terrorist attacks.

    a) there are thousands of people from the middle east already in the US, all of whom are going to feel pretty marginalised and discriminated against now. If anyone needed a reason to turn to groups who promise to act against america, this is it.
    b) a determined terrorist can still get in. Fly to mexico and do it that way (and no, a wall isn't going to stop anyone either).

    And lets face it, getting guns in america isn't exactly difficult...
    Precisely, the issue of internal radicalisation isn't even being discussed plus those who have already returned!
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    (Original post by epoddoulc)
    Yes, 6 of those 7 countries are ACTIVE WARZONES.
    When ISIS finally attack Britain, you lefties will realise your ignorance.
    Active warzones where failed UK Foreign Policy has had very negative impacts, Tony Blair was never held to account for the destruction he initiated. ISIS, have attempted to attack Britain and there are many extremists already in the UK, the UK introducing such a ban would dramatically worsen an already complex situation. The lefties are not ignorant, Socialist countries such as the Nordic countries do not face the same threats we do as a result of greater inclusion and a foreign policy which does not favour interventionism.
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    (Original post by Ladbants)
    Do you support the executive order that prevents immigration to the US from 7 nations?
    This will increase the risk of terrorism than decreasing it. Just an opinion not a fact.
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    no.

    the main reason for the ban is 'safety'?
    you cannot preach about keeping your people safe when the majority of crimes happening in your country is because of your *****y laws about guns.
    a quick google (i can't get the source as it's blocked at my school) will show you that more people are killed by toddlers with guns than by extremists.

    people are just so determined to abuse statistics to support their racist agenda.

    there is no justification for this, even if the countries are 'dangerous', even if there's a 'risk'.
    more people are killed by toddlers with guns than by muslim extremists.
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    No he's ridiculous.
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    No.

    It’s discriminatory and doesn't protect American citizens unless they are ingrained to think people fleeing a war are terrorists. And ironically enough most "terrorists" in America are the other Americans.
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    (Original post by JamesN88)
    Our major threat is homegrown terrorism.

    You sound like you almost want an attack to happen just to prove a point.
    I too have often thought the far right are all too happy when such an attack happens, if only to justify further their ridiculous views.
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    (Original post by joe cooley)
    Yes.

    The UK should follow his example.
    Don't get you're hopes up
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    (Original post by renphobia)
    no.

    the main reason for the ban is 'safety'?
    you cannot preach about keeping your people safe when the majority of crimes happening in your country is because of your *****y laws about guns.
    a quick google (i can't get the source as it's blocked at my school) will show you that more people are killed by toddlers with guns than by extremists.

    people are just so determined to abuse statistics to support their racist agenda.

    there is no justification for this, even if the countries are 'dangerous', even if there's a 'risk'.
    more people are killed by toddlers with guns than by muslim extremists.
    Yes, I agree with this completely! If Donald wants to stop terror attacks in America he should ban citizens from buying guns. But that will never happen because of the US's laughably outdated obsession with its constitutional rights.

    By banning Muslims from certain countries (and not all Muslims, I hasten to add - if you're going to ban them at least have the guts to ban all of them) he's just going to increase Islamic hostility towards Westerners in his own bloody country. He's playing right into ISIS's hands - they will be laughing their asses off at him. He will be increasing not decreasing the likelihood of hate attacks in his own country. America is a complete and utter joke and mess right now!!
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    (Original post by JamesN88)
    Our major threat is homegrown terrorism.

    You sound like you almost want an attack to happen just to prove a point.
    Of course I don't want an attack to happen. It's not a question of "will ISIS attack Britain"; the real question is "when will ISIS attack Britain".

    My personal opinion is that they've postponed an attack on the UK until they've gathered enough resources for a chemical attack. Right now, we don't know WHO is coming into the country. Until we've sorted everything out, the sensible option is to ban Moslems from gaining entry.
 
 
 
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