Rev. Dr. William Barber II, Interfaith Clergy Urge Senate to Vote “No” on Health Care Bill

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July 26, 2017

 

 

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Rev. Dr. William Barber II, Interfaith Clergy Urge Senate to Vote “No” on Health Care Bill

 

Washington, DC --  On Thursday, July 27th, interfaith clergy will gather outside the U.S. Capitol to deliver remarks before moving a silent protest inside the Senate gallery to be the ‘eyes of God’ watching the Senators as they choose which way to vote on the Republican health care bill.

 

Faith leaders will gather with coffins to symbolize those who could die because of proposed immoral policies.

 

This action follows the arrest of 31 courageous clergy, doctors and impacted persons who yelled, "Kill the bill, don't kill us," in Senate Gallery during Tuesday’s procedural vote on health care.

 

WHEN

July 27th at 11 a.m.

 

WHERE

Capitol Grounds

Corner of Constitution and 1st St NE

Washington, DC 20016

 

WHO

Rev. Dr. William Barber II, President and Senior Lecturer, Repairers of the Breach; Architect of the “Moral Mondays” Movement; Pastor, Greenleaf Christian Church

Rev. Dr. Leslie Copeland Tune, Director, Ecumenical Poverty Initiative

Rev. Aundreia Alexander, Esq, Associate General Secretary, National Council of Churches

Rev. Alyssa Aldape, Associate Pastor, First Baptist Church of the City of DC


 

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