On October 10, 2009, as President Barack Obama was preparing to deliver a speech to the invited DC Beltway audience of a Human Rights Campaign gala, Andy Thayer of the Gay Liberation Network of Chicago spoke outside in Mount Vernon Square. His remarks were directed
Though the government may be paying the bills, Obama seems to think it’s okay if someone is fired from their job just because they don’t share the religious beliefs of their boss.
The conspicuous use of religion by the presidential campaigns hasn’t helped the candidates who have done it. It’s hurt them. Please, in 2012, let’s not repeat this tawdry little faith-based experiment. Let’s return to talking about presidential candidates’ policies instead of their prayers.