The leader of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia on Tuesday attacked GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump's call for ending automatic citizenship for children born to immigrants living illegally in the U. S., saying the idea "plays on our worst fears and resentments."
Without at first mentioning Trump by name, Chaput began his remarks by declaring: "At least one of our presidential candidates has already made the national immigration debate ugly with a great deal of belligerent bombast."
WASHINGTON -- With one month left to go before the health treatment program for Sept. 11 first responders is set to expire, and with Congress slow-walking a renewal, an advocacy group is hoping 2016 presidential candidates will help move the needle. But so far, a majority of them have stayed silent.
After a legal showdown Thursday that resulted in her incarceration for civil contempt, Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk who has made headlines for her refusal to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, is expected to remain in custody for at least a week as her lawyers plan an appeal.