The Jim Wallis Show informs and inspires grass roots, influentials, and political leaders to examine our priorities in meeting the Biblical call for social justice and from that examination take action to promote racial and social justice, life and peace, and environmental stewardship.
The Rev. Jim Wallis was one of twelve faith leaders who were arrested for reading Bible verses in the Senate Hart Building. As the Republican Senate majority plans to pass a Tax Bill that will strip away food, shelter, and medical care for the poor while doling money to the very rich, people of faith gathered to read aloud from the 2000 verses of the Bible that call upon all of us to tend to those most in need.
In today's podcast, you will actually be able to hear thepolice shout down the prayerful as they handcuff and and lead them to prison.
Rev Wallis quoted Isiah 10:1-4
"Woe to the legislators who make unjust laws,
to those who issue oppressive decrees,
to deprive the poor of their rights
and withhold justice from the oppressed of my people..."