PETITION: Stop Congress from Targeting Sanctuary Cities

Apr 27, 2021

Protecting the Rights and Safety of Immigrant Communities

Welcome to Peace Church, a community-driven organization committed to promoting peace, justice, and equality. We are dedicated to protecting the rights and safety of immigrant communities, and we need your support. In light of recent actions by Congress, we have launched a petition to stop the targeting of sanctuary cities.

The Importance of Sanctuary Cities

Sanctuary cities play a vital role in providing a safe haven for undocumented immigrants, who often face immense challenges and fear of deportation. These cities adopt policies that limit cooperation with federal immigration enforcement, ensuring that local resources are focused on community needs rather than immigration enforcement. By prioritizing the well-being of all residents, sanctuary cities foster inclusivity and enable immigrants to contribute fully to society.

Why Is Congress Targeting Sanctuary Cities?

Congress's targeting of sanctuary cities stems from a divisive political climate and a misguided approach to immigration. Rather than recognizing the economic, cultural, and social benefits immigrants bring to our nation, some politicians choose to scapegoat and vilify vulnerable communities. The proposed legislation aims to penalize sanctuary cities financially, restrict federal funding, and increase deportation efforts, all of which directly undermine the rights and safety of immigrants.

Sign the Petition and Make Your Voice Heard

At Peace Church, we believe in the power of collective action to effect positive change. By signing our petition, you can join thousands of individuals who stand against the targeting of sanctuary cities and advocate for compassionate immigration policies. Together, we can send a powerful message to Congress and work towards a more just and inclusive society.

Steps to Sign the Petition:

  1. Visit the Peace Church website at
  2. Fill out the online form with your name, email address, and location.
  3. Include a brief statement explaining why you support the protection of sanctuary cities.
  4. Click "Submit" to complete the process.

The Impact of Targeting Sanctuary Cities

The proposed legislation to target sanctuary cities would have far-reaching consequences for immigrant communities and our society as a whole. By undermining the trust between local law enforcement and immigrant populations, these measures jeopardize public safety and hinder cooperation in combating crime. Additionally, targeting sanctuary cities undermines the fundamental principles of fairness, equality, and compassion that our nation was built upon.

Our Commitment to Immigrant Rights

At Peace Church, we are resolute in defending the rights and dignity of every individual, regardless of their immigration status. We provide comprehensive support services to immigrant communities, including legal assistance, educational programs, and advocacy efforts. Through partnerships with local organizations, we promote integration, celebrate diversity, and highlight the immense contributions immigrants make to our society.

Ways You Can Get Involved

Join us in our ongoing efforts to protect sanctuary cities and advocate for immigrant rights:

  • Volunteer: Contribute your time and skills to support our programs and services.
  • Donate: Your generous contributions help us provide vital resources to immigrant communities.
  • Spread Awareness: Share our message on social media, attend community events, and engage in conversations about immigrant rights.
  • Contact Your Representatives: Reach out to your local representatives and express your support for sanctuary cities and fair immigration policies.

Together for a Brighter Future

By uniting as a community and standing up against the targeting of sanctuary cities, we can build a future where diversity is celebrated, and everyone has the opportunity to thrive. Join Peace Church in our commitment to protecting immigrant rights, ensuring justice, and fostering peace.

Christopher Freytag
Support immigrant rights.
Nov 8, 2023