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Florida Faith Leaders Denounce Donald Trump’s Divisive Rhetoric Ahead of Speech to Evangelicals

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August 10, 2016

 

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Michelle Nealy, mnealy@faithinpubliclife.org, 202-735-7123

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Florida Faith Leaders Denounce Donald Trump’s Divisive Rhetoric Ahead of Speech to Evangelicals

 

Orlando, FL -- On Thursday, August 11th at 10:30 AM, a prominent group of Florida clergy will hold a press conference at the Orange County Convention Center - South Concourse to rebuke Donald Trump’s vitriolic rhetoric and urge the Republican nominee to stop politicizing religion for personal gain.

 

Just ahead of Trump's meeting with a group of conservative evangelical clergy, Florida faith leaders will also release a sign on letter endorsed by dozens of Florida pastors highlighting the urgent need to protect the integrity of the church by opposing any effort to provide a Christian blessing to Donald Trump's campaign. 

 

What: Press Conference

 

When: Thursday, August 11th at 10:30 AM

 

Where: Orange County Convention Center - South Concourse, 9899 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819

 

Who:

Rev. Bryan Fulwider, Co-Host, Friends Talking Faith, 90.7 WMFE

Rev.Terri Steed Pierce, Joy Metropolitan Community Church

Rev. John Vertigan, Florida Conference, United Church of Christ

Rev. Margaret Howland, Pastor Emeritus, South Presbyterian Church of Yonkers

 

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