St. Louis Board of Alderman Condemns the Separation of Families "We believe your families matter”

With the immigration crisis in the United States at a fever pitch, a resolution was unanimously passed Friday by the St. Louis Board of Alderman condemning the separation of families at the U.S.-Mexico border. 

This local challenge unanimously supported by St. Louis alderman can’t change federal policy, but Annie Rice hopes it will spur Missouri’s elected officials in the nation’s capital to oppose family separation and for Missouri Governor Mike Parson to withdraw National Guard resources from the border.

“The outcry has been so loud from so many corners of people that I represent and people here in the city that have felt like we needed to come out on the front lines and say something today,” added Rice.

Governor Parson’s office told FOX 2/News 11 Friday afternoon that it does support the use of National Guard resources in support of border security.

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