Our elected representatives were there in force, all speaking eloquently to the crowd of about 600. Some highlights:
“We are here because we are facing a crisis that transcends politics.”
“We will not be accomplices to this cruelty that is before us.”
“We are going to insure Liberty and justice until we win.”
156th district representative in Harrisburg Carolyn Comitta serves on the Governor’s Commission on Women, which together with the Commission on Latino Affairs, Asian Pacific American Affairs, and African American Affairs has issued a joint statement denouncing the separation of families and the use of children as “political pawns.”
See the text at “Governor’s Advisory Commissions Urge Reunification of Immigrant Families,” 6/26/18.
His remarks received sustained applause, including “It’s cruel, it’s immoral, it’s wrong, and we’ll make sure that it stops” and “We are here today to reclaim the soul of America.”
See the full video of the rally, courtesy of Chester County Community TV Live, here. And don’t miss WCDem singer par excellence Stephanie Phillips, in the video at 7:50.