Rabbi Renee Bauer was quoted in the Wisconsin State Journal today. The excerpt is:
Earlier, dozens of ministers, rabbis, and priests joined workers and students from across the state, saying they would risk arrest to protest the closing of the Capitol to the public.
“I think that this action tonight is silencing the peoples’ voice,” said Rabbi Renee Bauer, of the Interfaith Coalition for Worker Justice of South-Central Wisconsin. “Silencing the minority, or the people with less power, is a real moral problem. This feels like it’s about shutting down the peaceful demonstration one step at a time.”
“This is a critical moment for Wisconsin and for so many states,” said Rev. Leah Lonsbury of Memorial United Church of Christ in Madison. “Clearly, this is about far more than a budget.”
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