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A Virginia-based federal court of appeals on Thursday ruled the latest version of President Trump's travel ban unconstitutional, arguing that it unlawfully discriminates against Muslims.

In a 9-4 decision, a majority of the judges on the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals said it examined official statements from Trump and other executive branch officials, along with the proclamation itself, and found it "unconstitutionally tainted with animus toward Islam."

The court is the second federal appeals court to rule against the ban.

The most recent iteration of the ban bars people from eight countries — six of which are predominantly Muslim — from coming to the U.S.


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