Charlie Van Dyke
Texas Governor Rick Perry invited fellow governors to "a day of prayer and fasting on behalf of our troubled nation." The event is scheduled for August 6th in a Houston stadium. Criticism came quickly with opponents claiming it was a political move to help Perry gain more attention ahead of a possible run at the White House. Others who advocate a ... read more
Chris Carpenter
Gay Pride Month
Posted May 31, 2011 by Chris Carpenter in GLBTQ
The month of June has historically marked the celebration of GLBTQ Pride in the U.S. since 1970, when the first Pride parade was held in New York City to commemorate the Stonewall Riots there a year earlier. Originally, the event was known as "Gay Liberation Day." During the 1980's, the GLBTQ community--reportedly under pressure from more conserv... read more