Church puts nativity scene behind cages to protest Trump border policy

A California church placed Mary, Joseph, and baby Jesus in separate cages outside the place of worship to protest immigration policy in the United States.

Claremont United Methodist Church put a political spin on the classic nativity scene as a commentary on Trump’s zero-tolerance immigration policy that has resulted in family separations at the border. Once inside the church, the family is reunited without cages.

Rev. Karen Clark Ristine, a senior minister at the church, posted a photograph of the “protest nativity.” The display included a plaque that said, “In a time in our country when refugee families seek asylum at our borders and are unwillingly separated
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