Nuns on the Bus Rally – Tucson


    “NETWORK Lobby’s Nuns on the Bus is hitting the road — for the first time in two years — to hold elected officials accountable for their votes on the 2017 tax law and attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act. The Nuns on the Bus “Tax Justice Truth Tour” starts in Los Angeles and ends with a Fiesta for the Common Good at Mar-a-Lago.

    This time last year, Republicans in Congress were hard at work to enact a tax law that overwhelmingly benefits the wealthy over working people. This new law gives 83% of the benefits to the wealthiest 1% and threatens funding for Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security.

    Join Nuns on the Bus as we pay a visit to Rep.  (Martha )McSally to demand accountability for their vote on the 2017 tax law and the damage the tax law inflicted on our communities.
    It’s clear who the GOP’s tax law was written for—and it is not the men, women, and children whom Jesus championed. NOW is the moment to come together and tell the GOP no more tax breaks at the expense of working people, middle-class families, small businesses, and our economy.

    When you join the Nuns on the Bus in Tucson, you’ll get to add your name to thousands of others on the bus, so the Sisters can bring you with them all the way to Mar-a-Lago on their Tax Justice Truth Tour!

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    For the latest information on the tour, check out!

    Disclaimer: By choosing to attend this event, you are committing to participate non-violently and in accordance with the law, to work to de-escalate confrontations with others, and to obey the orders of authorized event marshals and of law enforcement. You also acknowledge that you are solely responsible for any injury or damage to your person or property resulting from or occurring during this event, and that you release all event sponsors and organizers (and their officers, directors, employees, and agents) from any liability for that injury or damage”
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    Carolyn Classen
    Carolyn Sugiyama Classen, a life long Democrat, was born & raised in the State of Hawaii, was a Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye on Capitol Hill, and practiced law for a while. In Tucson she worked as a tribal staff attorney for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and later was the Interim Executive Director of the now defunct Domestic Violence Commission. In 2008 she became a “My Tucson” guest columnist for the Tucson Citizen newspaper, then continued blogging for for over four and a half years. Her blogsite was entitled “Carolyn’s Community” about community events and some political news, until Gannett Publishing shut down the site on January 31, 2014. She started with Blog for Arizona on Feb. 11, 2014. Part time she has been sitting as a Hearing Officer in Pima County Consolidated Justice Courts Small Claims Division since April, 2005. She is married to University of Arizona Distinguished Professor Albrecht Classen, a native of Germany. They have one son, who lives in Seattle, WA with his wife and daughter. She is also the Editor of the Southern Arizona Japanese Cultural Coalition website, (since Jan. 2013).

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