Faith Leaders Denounce Trump’s New Executive Order Targeting Muslim Refugees, Call for Immediate Repeal  

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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

 

WHO:  

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

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