But for many in the crowd, being a person of faith means there are some things they refuse to be “nice” about. White supremacy, voter suppression, and the unjust treatment of Muslims, Jews, and immigrants are just a few of them. And unlike figureheads of the conservative Religious Right who often grab headlines for vociferously defending Donald Trump, this group had little (if anything) “nice” to say about the president or his administration.
“Since January 20th, we have experience pain that a lot of us haven’t experienced in a very long time,“ Royster, who serves as a PICO’s political director, said. He went on to insist the key to bettering things is to “step up and do what our faith calls us to do” and change the way “we govern our cities and our states—and take back the federal government!”
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