Thursday, March 12, 2009

Since they're not doing some sort of touchy-feely (as it were) ecumenical religious discussion, this must be OK

Roman Catholic and Orthodox Jewish officials in New York are mounting an intense lobbying effort to block a bill before the State Legislature that would temporarily lift the statute of limitations for lawsuits alleging the sexual abuse of children. (from Paul Vitello, "Religious Leaders Battle Abuse Bill in New York," New York Times, March 11, 2009; free registration may be needed)

Tip o' the yarmulka to the ever-informative Religion Clause for this post.