Religion: The Backs of the Poor

"A small but outstanding group of some of America's rich men are now seeking, by the expenditure of vast sums of money, to secure the repeal of the 18th Amendment. This would evidently shift the burden of taxation from their own shoulders to the backs of the poor. . . ."

The 35 other Methodist bishops present, who had helped to write the episcopal address which Boston's Bishop William Franklin Anderson was delivering, beamed in their chairs upon the platform. The 800-odd delegates and some 1,500 of their friends who crowded Atlantic City's Municipal...

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