It's that time of the year when Save California, a "family values group" (aka anti-gay group) begs parents to keep their kids home from school today so as to not expose the children to anything related to Harvey Milk, the gay rights activist who was assassinated at City Hall in 1978.
Today would be his 83rd birthday, and to honor Milk, California public schools plan to teach students all about the contributions of the city's first openly gay supervisor. And that really freaks Save California out. The "pro-children" group has been running controversial radio ads, asking rhetorical questions like "why is a predator of teens being honored in schools?"More »