Quora: Trump's War on Muslims is 'Shameful,' Clinton Says

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U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a campaign rally in Syracuse, New York, April 1. Mike Segar/Reuters

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Answer from Hillary Clinton, senator, secretary of state, 2016 presidential candidate, on Quora:

Donald Trump hasn't backed away from his proposal to ban all Muslims from entering the United States. In fact, he's doubled down.

So yes, all Americans should be worried. We should be outraged. Declaring war on an entire faith is a shameful idea. It's an affront to our values as a country founded on religious freedom. It's also dangerous. Demonizing Muslims alienates partners and undermines moderates we need around the world in the fight against ISIS.

Muslim Americans aren't the enemy. They're our family, our friends, our neighbors and coworkers. They serve our communities and our country. They're our fellow Americans, and they deserve better.

Maya Angelou once said, "When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time." Donald Trump has shown us who he is. We should believe him. And we should stand up to his hateful rhetoric and actions.

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