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S. 1891: NO BAN Act

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The president couldn’t even discriminate against the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster.


President Donald Trump instituted a travel ban on eight countries: Chad, Iran, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Syria, Venezuela, and Yemen. The Supreme Court upheld the travel ban 5–4 in the 2018 decision Trump v. Hawaii, largely by noting the wide latitude that the president has when setting such policies.

Trump’s travel ban was popularly nicknamed “the Muslim ban” by its Democratic critics since most of the countries it applied to were majority Muslim, and because Trump as a 2016 candidate had indeed proposed a Muslim ban. However, the final policy itself wasn’t actually a ban on Muslims themselves from setting foot in the U.S. Regardless, President Joe Biden rescinded the policy on his …

Sponsor and status

Christopher Coons

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Delaware. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 27, 2021
Length: 11 pages
May 27, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Introduced on May 27, 2021

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42 Cosponsors (40 Democrats, 2 Independents)

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


May 27, 2021

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S. 1891 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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