Calling on a high power to help end Zero Tolerance Policy at the border

Calling on a high power to help end Zero Tolerance Policy at the border

Women of faith gathered on the steps of the First Congregational Church Wednesday afternoon.

It was a rally to put an end to President Trump's Zero Tolerance Policy at the border.

And a rally to reunite separated families.

"I don't believe any child of God is illegal and therefor it's our duty of faith to do everything we can do to provide for families who are fleeing violence and persecution and fearing for their lives, " said Reverend Emily Corzine of First Congregational Church.

Right now some 2000 children are still not with their moms or dads.

An executive order signed by the President is slowly putting families back together.

But ripping families apart in the first place, these women say is not what the Bible teaches.

Nicol Ghazi has three children of her own. "I can not fathom a family's pain. Whether it's one mother, one father, one child. What is being done to one, is being done to all of us," said Ghazi.

16-year-old Stephanie Gonzales shared her experience of being torn away from her family.

She's the daughter of Edith Espinal who is currently fighting deportation living in sanctuary inside a Columbus church.

She says the images she's seen of the children without their parents breaks her heart. "It's sad for the kids not being able to see their parents, " she said.

"Not being able to know anything. They have to think in their mind, am I ever going to see my parents. Are we ever going to be together."

About 50 women rallied together spreading what they say is a message of love, not hate.

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