The right wing now has their sites set on anti-gay bullying advocate Kevin Jennings, because as we all know, God would want us to cast verbal stones and denigrate gay or effeminate kids in schools. The Examiner:
The term ‘Christian hate group’ seems an oxymoron but in fact like ‘pro-life’ groups who support some killing, these groups support the principles of Christian love and tolerance on their
terms i.e. with exceptions. Kevin Jennings has been appointed by the Obama Administration to serve as Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Department of Education’s Office of Safe & Drug Free Schools. He believes that all children deserve an education free of bullying.
A group calling itself American Principles in Action is spearheading a letter writing campaign and distributing the video below.
The American Family Association, a longtime Christian hate group finds the idea of preventing the bullying gay children outrageous. AFA head Tim Wildmon spitefully calls for Jennings resignation and in fact seems to believe that gay children will be encouraged to bully Christian children.
Wildmon asked. “Students of faith will hardly be safe from bullying and intimidation in any school that listens to him.”
Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) yesterday became the first Congressman to call for Jennings to step down