A group of 26 students from Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. will perform “America the Beautiful” during the Super Bowl XLVII pregame show.
Our own Lauren Markoe writes that some religious programmers are now producing halftime shows of their own in an effort to tone down the often-raunchy entertainment segment.
The anti-gay, funeral picketing Westboro Baptist Church filed an amicus brief in one of the Supreme Court’s upcoming gay marriage cases, urging the court to “protect” the nation from the “destructive effects of same-sex marriage.”
Meanwhile, Reuters is reporting that opponents of same-sex marriage are laboring to pay the tab for that epic legal case now before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Coming to a metro near you: Muslim activists this week announced that their “#My jihad” ad campaign will adorn D.C. metro stations. The ads have previously appeared on buses in San Francisco and Chicago. To many Muslims, jihad is a religious struggle, not a call to armed resistance.