The Daily Caller Press Items
Supporters of the bill say it will boost the economy’s size and productivity. For example, the Evangelical Immigration Table, a group of pastors, has also put up a billboard that reads, ”Praying for Immigrants. Praying for Congress.”
“I think this issue is unlike issues I’ve sometimes seen before,” Jim Wallis, the president of Christian social justice group Sojourners, said during a Monday conference call with reporters. Sojourners is part of the Evangelical Immigration Table.
On Wednesday evening, two evangelical Christian leaders representing the left and right wings of their faith met at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. for a spirited discussion of religion’s role in the 2012 election cycle.
A leading Evangelical Christian leftist met with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi about the hunger strike he is waging in protest of spending cuts Monday, saying the cuts pushed by the GOP are actively “targeting” the poor.