Friday, March 03, 2006


Religious Discrimination

"When I was young in the 1960s, religious discrimination was a part of everyday life. Jews and Catholics couldn’t live in certain areas, universities had quotas, and everyone told jokes about Catholics and Jews — really bad jokes," writes Sally Kinney in Real Change News, an online newspaper published by the Real Change Homeless Empowerment Project.

Red State Rabble, who grew up Catholic in the small-town Protestant Midwest, remembrs those days vividly. The only question is, is that where we're coming from, or where we're headed now?


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