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March 10, 2009

CT Legislature...Hey Maybe We Won't Reorganize The Catholic Church After All

Following up on yesterday's post....this didn't take long.

Following the biggest political firestorm of the 2009 legislative session, a public hearing scheduled for Wednesday on the financial and administrative management of the Catholic Church has been canceled. The bill is dead for the rest of the legislative session.

As soon as word spread about the bill, the Legislative Office Building was flooded with telephone calls and e-mails on Monday. The bill, virtually overnight, became the hottest issue at the state Capitol.

The cancellation came less than 24 hours after Senate Republican John McKinney of Fairfield called for the cancellation, saying that his caucus was unanimously against the bill because they believe it is clearly unconstitutional.

This is the danger of politicians and activists living in a cocoon. What seems reasonable while talking to other true believers turns out to be bat shit crazy when normal people hear it.


Via The Corner


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