Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Police arrest at least 100 at immigration rally in D.C.

From Washington-

Religious leaders played a prominent role in Tuesday’s rally. Several dozen who attended have worked for years on revising immigration legislation.

“I think there is a sense of urgency. If we don’t pass something now, we won’t get a vote until after the next election,” said the Rev. Gay Jennings, president of the House of Deputies of The Episcopal Church and the mother of an adopted son from Colombia.

Dozens of the clergy and faith advocates went to the Capitol, where they said they planned to give lawmakers Bibles and Torahs with sections about the migrant underlined.

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