Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Local religious groups joining together to oppose travel ban, fight Islamophobia

From Southern Ohio-

The Trump Administration said the immigration ban was needed to fight terrorism.

"We live in a world where somehow Islam is defined by ISIS and their likes," Nooh said. "We are trying to reclaim our narrative from the people who tainted our faith."

The first travel ban led to widespread protests and demonstrations across the country, including Columbus.

Rev. Dan Clark with the group Faith in Public Life has planned a prayer rally at Trinity Episcopal Church in Downtown Columbus Tuesday afternoon. He said he's opposed to the ban for the same reasons he was against the first one.

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