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Rep. Omar calls Supreme Court asylum decision "legally and morally wrong"

CBS News Sunday, 15 September 2019
Lawmaker says the high court has made unjust rulings throughout American history, including ones that sanctioned racial segregation and decreed that African Americans were not U.S. citizens
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