The following is a statement by Frank Forrestal, Socialist Workers Party candidate for U.S. Senate in Minnesota.
My campaign extends solidarity with newspaper workers at the Catholic Spirit fighting union busting by the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. This is a labor issue. It has nothing to do with workers’ right to freedom of worship, which the socialist campaign backs to the hilt.
No boss should be allowed to twist so-called religious freedom to circumvent rights and other gains working people have won in struggle.
Workers in the U.S. have been standing up to assaults by the bosses on our wages, working conditions, unions and dignity. The fight against union busting at the Catholic Spirit is part of this important and necessary resistance.
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