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Welfare's last stand

"Welfare's last stand" Continued...

Issue: "Future of health care," June 22, 1996

Despite the secular-liberal bent of many sponsoring groups, the rally was guised in religious overtones; children and adults sang songs such as "This Little Light of Mine," and "Kumbayah." Yet even the spiritual elements of the program were not entirely apolitical. A modernized reading from Isaiah brought the message home: "Woe to the legislators that decree unrightly decrees," read one man to a crowd on a day filled with rhetoric that criticized legislators who ride elephants but not donkeys.

Reporter Sheryl Henderson in Washington provided information for this story.

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