The following article by Terry Spencer with the Associates Press was released February 5, 2017:
Petitions are circulating that the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Cleveland Clinic move or cancel gala’s scheduled for the Florida club’s ballroom later this month. A protest march was held Saturday near Mar-a-Lago to coincide with Trump’s appearance at an American Red Cross event there.
The protests target Trump’s moratorium on refugees and immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries and his dismantling of the Affordable Care Act.
The charities say it is unrealistic to move or cancel the events at this late date. The events raise about a million dollars.
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