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Children laid on the floor of Capitol Hill on Thursday wrapped in blankets similar to those given to migrant kids who were separated from their families in protest of President Trump’s controversial “zero tolerance” policy.
The measure, which sought prosecution for any adult crossing the southern border illegally, resulted in the separation of hundreds of migrant families since being implemented by Attorney General Jeff Sessions last month.
The article goes on to state the following:
According to CBS News, close to 70 children wrapped themselves in Mylar blankets while sitting among cages in the Russell Senate building rotunda to protest the policy.
WATCH: About 70 children lay on the floor of Capitol Hill, wrapped in Mylar blankets similar to the ones being given to migrant children separated from their families. https://t.co/b0eJzvzP3r pic.twitter.com/mHEONZxWeY
— CBS News (@CBSNews) June 21, 2018
The demonstration was reportedly organized by the LA RED (Liberation, Action, Respect, Equity, Dignity) project, which is an immigrant justice program created by Faith In Action, a network congregations and faith-based groups fighting for citizenship for undocumented immigrants in the United States, CNN reported.
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