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Albright: I’m ‘ready to register as Muslim’

Previous Secretary of State Madeleine Albright stated Wednesday she actually is ready to “register as Muslim” in solidarity amid reports that President Trump plans to take executive action impacting immigrants towards the U.S. 

“I was raised Catholic, became Episcopalian & realized later on my family ended up being Jewish. I stay prepared register as Muslim in #solidarity,” Albright tweeted.

Albright’s tweet echoes the sentiment of feminist icon Gloria Steinem, which said Saturday she, also, would register as a Muslim if these types of a registry had been required.

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“If you force Muslims to register, we shall all register as Muslims,” Steinem stated during a speech on Women’s March on Washington, attracting raucous cheers.

Trump during their presidential promotion needed a short-term ban on Muslims entering the U.S. and stated however “absolutely” require Muslims into the U.S. to register in a database.

Albright’s tweets came amid reports recently that Trump ended up being expected to sign executive orders including a short-term ban of all refugees and suspending visas for foreign nationals from seven countries. 

The related Press reported Wednesday that a draft purchase shows Trump intends to suspend for thirty day period issuing visas to residents from seven predominantly Muslim nations and stop accepting Syrian refugees into the country.

Those techniques come amid some executive activities Trump has brought in the first day or two of his presidency, including sales Wednesday to construct a border wall surface across the border with Mexico and enforce immigration legislation.