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God Says Raise the Minimum Wage, According to Teddy Kennedy

By Amanda B. Carpenter
Human Events, Nov 8 2005
Yesterday, at the release of a new national grassroots campaign to raise the minimum wage spearheaded by religious leaders, Sen

Religious Leaders Letter to Congress

Nov 7 2005

November 7, 2005

Dear Members of Congress:

Group of religious leaders joins supporters of minimum wage increase

WIS-TV, Nov 7 2005
(Washington, D.C.) Despite recent rejections by Congress, attempts to raise the minimum wage are being revived.

A coalition of church groups is pressing Congress to increase the federal minimum wage, calling the treatment of America's lowest paid workers a moral outrage.

Rev. Bob Edgar of the National Council of Churches, "We believe a job should keep you out of poverty, not keep you in poverty."

National Council of Churches Urges An Increase in The Minimum Wage

By Chuch Currie Blog
Nov 7 2005
Podcast Interview With Bob Edgar

Faith Leaders Letter to Congress

For Delivery to Congress in Coming Months.

Dear Members of Congress:

As leaders in our faith communities, we call on the Congress to raise the minimum wage and join us in bringing needed economic security to our families, our communities and our country.

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