Demonstrations on college campuses around the country, Stony Brook included, are troubling [“College vows to fight ban,” News, Feb. 2].

The campus should be a place where all ideas and points of view should have a chance to be heard. Sadly, it seems that this is no longer the case unless the views are in agreement with the liberal left.

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The demonstrators should at least understand the issues. They insist on calling the travel restrictions a Muslim ban. This is false. The restrictions are not based on religion but on vetting people from countries that harbor people who want to kill us.

Ray Dawson, Huntington