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how a 100% ban would in effect surrender border control

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Submitted by myth (Germany), Feb 22, 2017 at 12:19

Mitch, a 100% ban applied to every muslim would make border control the instrument of other authorities. Namely those who claim the authority to declare someone a muslim. Their claim followed by the automatic and uncompromising refusal by Western border control entry would in effect surrender border control to external forces. Merely by declaring someone a muslim that force would decide over entry or refusal.

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