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Cullman church leaders urge gov to repeal immigration law

Staff Report

Alabama leaders are urging Gov. Robert Bentley to make changes in the state’s immigration law as a matter of fairness and out of respect for the people directly affected.

The Benedictine Sisters and the Benedictine monks of St. Bernard Abbey in Cullman joined with bishops across the state in signing a letter that asks the governor to work for revisions of what they call “an unjust and unfair law.” Leaders of the Roman Catholic, United Methodist and Episcopal churches in Alabama wrote and signed the letter.

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