PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Warriors coach Steve Kerr expressed dismay over President Donald Trump’s government order that bans residents of seven majority Muslim nations from getting into the USA.
Kerr spoke concerning the administration’s journey ban following a 113-111 victory over the Portland Path Blazers on Sunday night time, calling it a “horrible concept.”
“As somebody whose member of the family was a sufferer of terrorism, having misplaced my father, if we’re making an attempt to fight terrorism by banishing individuals from coming to this nation, by actually going towards the principals of what our nation’s about and creating worry, it’s the mistaken approach to go about it,” Kerr stated. “If something, we could possibly be breeding anger and terror.
“I feel it’s surprising. I feel it’s a horrible concept. I really feel for all of the people who find themselves affected. Households are being torn aside and I fear within the huge image what this implies to the safety of the world.”
Malcolm Kerr was murdered whereas he was the American College president in Beirut when Steve Kerr was 18 and a freshman on the College of Arizona.
Kerr has been outspoken on issues together with gun management. He additionally expressed his disappointment when Trump was elected, likening his marketing campaign to The Jerry Springer Present.
The White Home on Sunday defended Trump’s immigration restrictions as protests unfold all through the nation. The chief order additionally suspends refugee admissions for one hundred twenty days and indefinitely bars the processing of refugees from Syria.