PRESS CONFERENCE: OH Clergy Stand with 1200 Christian Women Leaders Condemning Trump's Abusive Remarks
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 1, 2016
Michelle Nealy, , 202-735-7123
PRESS CONFERENCE: OH Clergy Stand with 1200 Christian Women Leaders
Condemning Trump's Abusive Remarks
Columbus, OH -- In a response to Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s abhorrent remarks regarding sexual assault, Christian women from Columbus are calling on Trump to repent for the sins of sexual violence and misogyny.
More than 60 women clergy from Ohio have endorsed a national petition signed by more than 1,200 faith leaders urging Christians to reject efforts to excuse Mr. Trump’s violent speech about women as a minor mistake or an innocent attempt to be “macho." To view the complete text of the statement and a full list of signers, click here.
WHAT: Press Conference
*Visuals include: A 26-foot billboard truck condemning Donald Trump’s violent and misogynistic remarks will be parked outside of the venue.
Rev. Kate Shaner, First Community Church
Rev. Virginia Lohmann Bauman, St. John’s Evangelical Protestant Church, UCC
Rev. Laura Young, Summit on 16th UMC
Rev. Emily Corzine, First Congregational Church
Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 11 AM
35 E Gay St., Suite 403
Columbus, OH 43215
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