Hunger strike aims at congressional cuts
March 28th, 2011
02:03 PM ET
4 years ago

Hunger strike aims at congressional cuts

(CNN) Amid a delicate dance to cut the budget in Congress, agitated religious leaders in Washington said Monday that the cuts being proposed are too deep.

Food aid for people at home and abroad, mosquito nets, and Head Start preschool programs are all on the chopping block. That, many religious leaders say, has crossed a moral line. In response, they have begun a fast – a hunger strike.
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