Ohio Clergy to Deliver Letter to DeWine Calling for Withdrawal from Immigration Lawsuit

Ohio Clergy to Deliver Letter to DeWine Calling for Withdrawal from Immigration Lawsuit

Nearly 200 Ohio religious leaders cite faith, family values in immigration letter to Attorney General DeWine

Columbus, OH – On Thursday, March 12th at 12:30PM, a diverse group of Ohio clergy will hold a press conference outside the office of Attorney General Mike DeWine to release a letter signed by nearly 200 Ohio faith leaders calling for him to withdraw from the lawsuit blocking executive action that would protect immigrant families.

Following the press conference, the group of clergy will deliver the letter to Attorney General DeWine’s office.

The clergy cite their religious beliefs in their opposition to the lawsuit, saying in the letter, “As faith leaders committed to building a culture of life and family, we urge you to withdraw our state from the lawsuit seeking to block President Obama from using his executive authority to protect millions of immigrant and mixed-status families from being torn apart by deportation.”

WHAT: 

Press conference and delivery of clergy letter to Attorney General Mike DeWine calling for his withdrawal from the immigration executive action lawsuit

WHO:

Rev. Mark Diemer, Grace of God Lutheran Church, Columbus
Sister Mary Wendeln, Sisters of the Most Precious Blood, Cincinnati
Rev. Tim Ahrens, First Congregational Church, Columbus
Rev. Lynda Smith, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Athens

WHERE: 
Trinity Episcopal Church, 125 E Broad St, Columbus, OH 43215

WHEN:
Thursday, March 12th at 12:30PM

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