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.
â€œI think that this action tonight is silencing the peoplesâ€™ voice,â€ said Rabbi Renee Bauer, of the Interfaith Coalition for Worker Justice of South-Central Wisconsin. â€œSilencing the minority, or the people with less power, is a real moral problem. This feels like itâ€™s about shutting down the peaceful demonstration one step at a time.â€
â€œThis is a critical moment for Wisconsin and for so many states,â€ said Rev. Leah Lonsbury of Memorial United Church of Christ in Madison. â€œClearly, this is about far more than a budget.â€
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