ACLU doesn’t have a clu has quoted an ACLU statement criticizing the United States airplane passenger security policy as reading: “Using national origin or religion as proxies for suspicion is nothing less than racial profiling.”  The problem is, neither national origin nor religion have anything to do with race.

A person can be a white Muslim from Japan or a persian Buddhist from America or a black Christian from Germany.  The three are not related at all.  Race is genetic, religion is application of truth, and nationality is happenstance of birthplace.

Granted the ACLU often wants everyone to have anarchist type liberty no matter what they have done in the past (I am surprised they have not spoken out against all metal detectors and screening devices), but this case (as in many before) they are preaching freedom from a podium of ignorance.

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