The 82-year-old “Star Trek” actor, known for his star-making role as Spock, took to Twitter Tuesday, writing:

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One of Nimoy’s messages was retweeted by the official White House Twitter account:

The Boston-born TV and film regular, whose parents emigrated from the Soviet Union, followed up with a series of Twitter posts on the issue, tweeting to his more than 600,000 followers: