Thursday, October 25, 2012
The American Family Association is encouraging parents to keep their kids home from school on October 30, a day many schools have designated Mix It Up at Lunch Day. The program, started 11 years ago by the Southern Poverty Law Center, encourages kids to spend time with other kids they would not normally spend time with in an effort to stamp out bullying. The AFA feels this project is "a nationwide push to promote the homosexual lifestyle in public schools." Maureen Costello, the director of the center's Teaching Tolerance project, calls it “a cynical, fear-mongering tactic.” Read more here in the New York Times.