Faith leaders, lawyers, politicians and local residents spoke Sunday at a rally to support immigrant protections in Indiana.
Though it was organized by the university’s Iranian Cultural Club, the peaceful protest included more than just members of Purdue’s immigrant community.
The rally featured speakers from more than ten Bloomington organizations.
Saturday marked the fourth day of anti-Trump protests nationwide, including one in Indianapolis.
Around 200 people gathered in an old gymnasium in southern Indiana for the rally, part of the Indiana GOP’s “Proven Leadership” tour.
Gov. Mike Pence got his chance to sound vice presidential for Donald Trump as the Republican presidential candidate’s decision on a running mate approaches.
Carson told the standing-room-only crowd that a president can consult experts on topics he is unfamiliar with, like international relations.
The rallies come in the wake of a controversial video that claims to show Planned Parenthood officials discussing the sale of fetal tissue.
The rallies are in response to videos posted online purportedly showing Planned Parenthood officials discussing the sale of fetal body parts and tissue.
Governor Pence is expected to sign a bill repealing the common construction wage, which is a minimum wage for public construction projects.