Most of us don’t remember National Religious Freedom Day (January 16). I know I forget about that date.
A friend told me there is now a “Day of _____” for every day of the year. I didn’t do a fact check, but I wouldn’t be surprised if that was true.
We have just had several important days celebrating and promoting some very significant issues in our nation.
Monday, January 18, was Martin Luther King, Jr. Day—a national holiday that points to the importance of MLK for our nation’s history. Over the years, I have read many books about MLK and many of his speeches as well. MLK and the way he spoke about race, freedom, and justice must always be advanced.
Sunday, January 17, was Sanctity of Life Sunday—a day celebrated by some, but not by all. It is an ideal that is core to our Constitution—life, liberty, and the pursuit of freedom—that many do not experience.
January 16 was chosen because of Thomas Jefferson and …