Faith Leaders Denounce Trump’s New Executive Order Targeting Muslim Refugees, Call for Immediate Repeal
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 6, 2017
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Faith Leaders Denounce Trump’s New Executive Order Targeting
Muslim Refugees, Call for Immediate Repeal
COLUMBUS, Ohio — On Thursday, March 7th, a prominent group of interfaith clergy and community leaders will gather at Trinity Episcopal Church to condemn President Trump’s executive order banning the entry of immigrants and visitors from Muslim-majority countries, as well as refugees.
Clergy and community leaders are calling on President Trump to immediately repeal this executive order and protect religious freedom. Our nation was founded to be a beacon of hope and freedom for people fleeing violence and persecution.
WHAT: Press Conference
WHEN: Tuesday, March 7 at 1:30 p.m.
WHERE: Trinity Episcopal Church, 125 E. Broad St., Columbus, OH 43215
Jennifer Nimer, Legal Director, CAIR-Ohio
Rev. Dr. Tim Ahrens, Senior Minister, First Congregational Church
Horsed Nooh, Director, Somali Islamic Centers of Ohio
Rev. Susan Smith, Crazy Faith Ministries
Rabbi Misha Zinkow, Senior Rabbi, Temple Israel
Rev. June Wilkins, Senior Minister, Gethsemane Lutheran Church
Rev. Rich Johnson, Pastor, Sanctuary Columbus Church