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In the News: Cathryn Miller-Wilson speaks at Anti-Gun Violence Rally

HIAS Pennsylvania joined organizations across the city, including many Jewish leaders, for a vigil on August 6 calling to end gun violence after the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio.

“There’s a straight line between the shootings in El Paso and the closure of the refugee resettlement program, which is imminent because of the hate, anti-immigrant, anti-refugee rhetoric which is coming from our federal government,” Miller-Wilson said. “It is not tolerable. We’re here to say that we support any measure that leaves us, as a people, more safe and more secure.” Read the rest of the article here.