January 31, 2017
Left, PFC Post and (right) PFC Gibson from the Fairfax County Police Department visit the Adams Center. “In response to recent attacks against Muslims and their mosques,” FCPD wrote Monday in a post on Facebook, “Reston patrol officers are reaching out to the Muslim faith community in order to quell their fears and affirm that we are with them in this tragic time of need.”
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Demonstrators, volunteer attorneys and elected officials welcome travelers, extend help detainees.
Demonstrations sprang up at airports around the United States over the weekend, following an Executive Order by President Donald Trump that blocks travelers from seven largely Muslim countries — Iraq, Iran, Syria, Yemen, Sudan, Libya and Somalia — in the interests of more significant vetting and preventing would-be terrorists from entering the country.