“Our elected officials are protecting corporations and wealthy individuals while shredding the safety net for millions of the most vulnerable people in our nation and abroad. Our faith won’t allow us to passively watch this travesty unfold. … Today, we offer our bodies as a living sacrifice,” wrote the Rev. Michael Livingston, a past president of the National Council of the Churches of Christ (USA).
The protesters included Jim Winkler, general secretary of the United Methodist Church’s General Board of Church and Society; Rabbi Arthur Waskow of the Shalom Center in Philadelphia; and…