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Topic - Simone Campbell
If the November election is solely about the economy, why did the Democrats boot God and Jerusalem from their platform at the Democratic National Convention only to panic and then rig a vote to put them back in?
Rep. Paul Ryan poses a mortal threat to our social safety net. This is the argument being made against him by many liberal Catholics. It will be the next wave of the left's assault on the Republican ticket after Mitt Romney's decision to choose Mr. Ryan as his running mate.
A group of Roman Catholic nuns began a nine-state bus tour protesting proposed federal budget cuts Monday, saying they weren't trying to flout recent Vatican criticisms of socially active nuns but felt called to show how Republican policies are affecting low-income families.
The timing was in response to consideration of the federal budget in Congress, she said.
Simone Campbell, Network's executive director, insisted that, while the tour may appear to have been organized to counter recent criticism of social activist nuns by the Vatican and American bishops, it was not.