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The nuns on the bus have a new issue
The nuns on the bus have a new issue

This week, Republicans in the Senate blocked a proposed constitutional amendment to overturn the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision, a measure that would have fallen far short of the required two-thirds majority even if there had been a final vote. But fear not. The campaign against the undue influence of money in politics is being carried on by ... nuns on the bus. Those are Catholic sisters who belong to the NETWORK, a “national Catholic social justice lobby.” In 2012, the nuns and their bus toured nine states to protest cuts in social spending proposed by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), a bete noire for liberal Catholics. As the Blues Brothers would put it, they were on...

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