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Petition to ban Donald Trump from UK

Wed 09 Dec 2015, 19:33:48
The petition was launched by Suzanne Kelly, Against Trump, who owns two golf courses in Scotland which he visited earlier this year, called for a complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States "until our country's representatives can figure out what is going on," following last week's deadly shooting spree in California by two Muslims. "If the United Kingdom is to continue applying the 'unacceptable The government responds to all petitions that gain more than 10,000 signatures, and the topic will be considered for a parliamentary debate if they reach 100,000.behaviour' criteria to those Over 100,000 Britons petition to ban Donald Trump from UK who wish to enter its borders, it must be fairly applied to the rich as well as poor, and the weak as well as powerful." U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, who gave a speech in London alongside May, said she could not comment on Trump's remarks or whether his policy would be legal. However, she said entry to the United States was based on specific criteria and whether someone was legally entitled to be there.  a Scottish-based campaigner and longtime critic of Trump's latest golf course in Aberdeenshire. By midday on Wednesday, it had attracted over 100,000 signatures, a number which was rising quickly. The government responds to all petitions that gain more than 10,000 signatures, and the topic will be considered for a parliamentary debate if they reach 100,000. Britain has an estimated 2.7 million Muslims among its 65 million population. Earlier this year, the government said fighting extremism was one of the defining battles of this century and announced a strategy primarily designed to counter the ideology promoted by Islamic State militants, al Qaeda and other radical Islamists. The police said: "We would not normally dignify such comments with a response, however on this occasion we think it's important to state to Londoners that Mr Trump could not be more wrong." 

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