October 17, 2021

The House Designates the Muslim Brotherhood A Terrorist Organization, Criminalizes Ties

The House Designates the Muslim Brotherhood A Terrorist Organization, Criminalizes TiesA bill has been introduced  to the House to impose sanctions against persons who knowingly provide material support or resources to the Muslim Brotherhood or its affiliates, associated groups, or agents, and for other purposes.

A copy of the legislation can be read here: 2014_July_22_MB_FTO_Version_4

Look out, CAIR, ISNA, ICNS and all the other MB enemies of freedom.

The Muslim Brotherhood Terrorist Designation Act of 2014 was sponsored by Rep. Michele Bachmann (R., Minn.) and has seven co-sponsors: Peter Roskam (R., Ill.), Trent Franks (R., Ariz.), Cynthia Lummis (R., Wyo.), Kevin Brady (R., Texas), Steve Southerland (R., Fla.), Louie Gohmert (R., Texas), and Doug LaMalfa (R., Calif.).

In the past individuals have designated organizations (ie Hamas) and terror-tied individuals (i.e. members of CAIR leadership), but this sanctions the Muslim Brotherhood as a whole. SANCTIONS AGAINST PERSONS WHO KNOWINGLY PROVIDE MATERIAL SUPPORT OR RESOURCES TO THE MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD OR ITS AFFILIATES, ASSOCIATED GROUPS, OR AGENTS.

(a) SANCTIONS.—
(1) IN GENERAL.—The President shall subject
to all available sanctions any person in the United States or subject to the jurisdiction of the United States who knowingly provides material support or resources to the Muslim Brotherhood or its affiliates, associated groups, or agents.
(2) DEFINITION.—In this paragraph, the term ‘‘material support or resources’’ has the meaning given such term in section 2339A(b)(1) of title 18, United States Code.
(b) INADMISSIBILITY AND REMOVAL.—
(1) INADMISSABILITY.—Notwithstanding anymkkmkm-
other provision of law, the Secretary of State may not issue any visa to, and the Secretary of Home- land Security shall deny entry to the United States of, any member or representative of the Muslim Brotherhood or its affiliates, associated groups, or agents.
(2) REMOVAL.—Any alien who is a member or representative of the Muslim Brotherhood or its affiliates, associated groups, or agents may be re moved from the United States in the same manner as an alien who is inadmissible under sections
5 (c) FUNDS.—Any United States financial institution (as defined under section 5312 of title 31, United States Code) that knowingly has possession of or control over funds in which the Muslim Brotherhood or its affiliates, associated groups, or agents have an interest shall retain possession of or control over the funds and report the funds to the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Department of the Treasury.

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