WATCH: Taxi Drivers Protest at JFK Over Trump’s Immigration Policies

screen-shot-2017-01-29-at-8-40-46-amThey have freedom of speech and are allowed to protest without fear. If a terrorist organization were running this country, they wouldn’t. Maybe they should think about that for a bit.

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New York taxi drivers have their own response to President Donald Trump’s immigration ban: A strike.

As protests continue to break out across major U.S. airports Saturday night following President Trump’s immigration ban, taxi drivers at New York’sJohn F. Kennedy International Airport have gone on strike.

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In postings to social networks Saturday the New York Taxi Workers Alliance announced that from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET there would be no pickups at JFK as a protest to the immigration ban that some are taking as a ban on Muslims.

“We cannot be silent. We go to work to welcome people to a land that once welcomed us,” wrote the union on Twitter. “We will not be divided.”

“NO PICKUPS @ JFK Airport 6 PM to 7 PM today,” the union wrote in a subsequent tweet that was retweeted over 10,000 times.

 

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