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PRESS CONFERENCE: OH Clergy Stand with 1200 Christian Women Leaders Condemning Trump's Abusive Remarks

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 1, 2016

CONTACT

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

Amanda Hoyt, ahoyt@faithinpubliclife.org, 614-483-3168

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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.

WHO:

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

 

WHEN:

Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 11 AM

 

WHERE:

Innovation Ohio/ProgressOhio

35 E Gay St., Suite 403

Columbus, OH 43215

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