Pastor Brad Froslee of Calvary Lutheran Church said:
We are encouraging the civil rights of all citizens of the state and are against being signaled out or targeted by a particular constitutional amendment or legislative action.
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- Tom Perez has been named chair of the Democratic National Committee. He was Obama's Labor Secretary.