Chattanooga Pastors Condemn Statements by Lee, Blackburn, Hagerty

Andy Spears
2 min readMay 21, 2021

Following a series of misleading statements about immigration and its impact on Chattanooga by Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and Senators Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty, pastors in Chattanooga joined the Southern Christian Coalition to condemn the remarks.

“No matter where we come from, the color of our skin, or our immigration status, most of us work hard for our families and want our children to have a better life,” said Rev. Laura Becker, Pastor of Northminster Presbyterian Church in Chattanooga. “Jesus has called us…

--

--

Andy Spears

Writer and policy advocate living in Nashville, TN —Public Policy Ph.D. — writes on education policy, consumer affairs, and more . . .