More layoffs at Focus on the Family
Ministry spent more than $500,000 to defeat California's Prop. 8 gay marriage ban
By Cara Degette 11/17/08
Focus on the Family is poised to announce major layoffs to its Colorado Springs-based ministry and media empire today. The cutbacks come just weeks after the group pumped more than half a million dollars into the successful effort to pass a gay-marriage ban in California.
Critics are holding up the layoffs, which come just two months after the organization’s last round of dismissals, as a sad commentary on the true priorities of ministry.
“If I were their membership I would be appalled,” said Mark Lewis...
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Perhaps we're seeing the political power of the religious right in its last throes. One can only hope.