Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Maine Gov. Paul LePage has issued a proclamation declaring Aug. 6 as a 'Day of Prayer,' presumably in support of the effort of fellow Republican Gov. Rick Perry of Texas who is hosting a day of prayer and fasting in Houston on that date.
The event, which unlike other so-called days, appears to embrace evangelical Christianity as opposed to be welcoming of all faiths. A spokesperson for Perry has said it is being sponsored by the American Family Association, a Mississippi-based conservative evangelical group.
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