Cartoon about Trump's travel ban goes viral

It's been a bumpy few weeks since the rollout of President Donald Trump's executive order seeking to temporarily bar people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States.

On Friday, U.S. District Court Judge James Robart placed a temporary hold on the order, a decision the Trump Administration was quick to appeal -- however, a U.S. appeals court denied the request to immediately restore the order on Saturday.

Amid all the social media chatter surrounding the legal battle, a political cartoon created by Thea Sousa Machado and Sam Machado has spread like wildfire on Twitter.

According to BuzzFeed News, the pair became tired of seeing cartoons depicting a battered, downtrodden Lady Liberty -- a classic symbol of immigration -- in wake of Trump's travel ban.

After the appeals court ruled against the executive order on Saturday, temporarily lifting the travel ban, the couple was inspired to depict another powerful woman coming to aide Lady Liberty in her fight -- namely, Lady Justice.

Judging by the thousands of shares the cartoon has accrued, the powerful image has really struck a chord online.

See reactions to the viral cartoon:

Cartoon about Trump's 'Muslim ban' spreads on Twitter
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Cartoon about Trump's 'Muslim ban' spreads on Twitter
I Got This. #TrumpBan #MuslimBan #cartoon
In a world where there is too much to say, and not a clear way to say it; cartoons are more important than ever.…
Best cartoon I've seen this week
Good morning. This cartoon is brilliant: #statueofliberty #justice #Trump #checksandbalances
Justice protects liberty. #NoBanNoWall
Pretty much
@samscenarist @Adriana_Melo Liberty and Justice are ladies.. Now I get it why both are so disrespected. 😭.
I got this. 😡⚖️🗽
#LOL I GOT THIS! When Madame #Justice Came to Defend Lady #Liberty Against #Trump #TravelBan Melissa McCarthy…
"I got this" - powerful cartoon via @BarinM

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