A couple from Austin, Texas, placed a baby Jesus in a cage outside their home as a way to protest President Trump‘s immigration policies.
Video footage from Fox 7, a local news station, shows the cage featuring the acronym for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The display also includes a sign featuring the message, “give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.”
“We are making a statement because during this holiday season, no matter what country you live in, no matter what your ethnicity is, you should be with your family at this time and unfortunately our country in recent history has decided to separate families,” Kate Naranjo told the news station in an interview, referencing a now-canceled policy that resulted in thousands of families being separated at the southern border earlier this year.
She added, “If you know your history and you know the story of the nativity scene then you don’t see this as political because this is a reflection of Jesus’s story.” – READ MORE