Brent quote on Trump proposal final1 1282015Written by Don Byrd

Rev. Brent Walker, Executive Director of the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty, responded to Donald Trump’s most recent outrageous policy proposal in a statement issued this morning:

Donald Trump’s proposal to ban Muslims from entering the U.S. is un-American, unworkable, counterproductive and embarrassing. It’s no more than disgusting demagoguery – exploiting popular fear and fanning pervasive anti-Muslim bigotry for political gain. Americans deserve better than this from those who seek to lead.

For more, check out the BJC on Twitter (@BJContheHill) and Facebook ( And, for more background, see yesterday’s post.