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A City Split Over the Mixture of Church and Sausage

posted on May 28, 2014

Julie Bosman of The New York Times reports on a controversy in Madison, Wisconsin surrounding the newly-Christian theme of the city’s annual Brat Fest. Though the debate sparked with news that an invited motivational speaker held ties to anti-abortion organizations, Bosman reports that “these days, being utterly divided feels like the new normal.” Residents have become concerned by the larger political changes to both the festival and the city. “We’re here for the fun and the food,” local resident Angie Ouverson told Bosman. “It’s not about religion.”

Read at The New York Times