Laurie Higgins of the Illinois Family Institute is putting out her annual call for parents to remove their children from their public schools during next month’s “Day of Silence” (a student-run initiative during which volunteers don’t speak on behalf of the members of the LGBT community who have been forced to be silent about their sexual identities):
I can’t believe I’m saying this, but there’s good news in the White House’s Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships (OFBNP).
A month ago, when Obama spoke at the National Prayer Breakfast (another potential church/state violation), he announced that DuBois would be stepping down from his post… which brings us to a major development announced yesterday.
His replacement will be Melissa Rogers, former general counsel for the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty.
They’re still planning to set up an Ask an Atheist booth nearby the parade route to help dispel stereotypes people may have about them, and my favorite part may be these shirts that the group designed for the occasion: