(Chris Queen – PJ Media) Every day on the calendar has those “special days” — commemorations or observations of one thing or another. Most of them are silly, like International Sweatpants Day (Jan. 21) and National Answer Your Cat’s Questions Day (Jan. 22), but some have actual significance.
Last week, one of those days probably passed most of us by. Every Jan. 16 has been National Religious Freedom Day since 1993, but that probably didn’t cross the minds of many Americans….
That day is significant because it marks the anniversary of the passing of the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom, which was the genesis of the religious freedom protections in the 1st Amendment.
Joe Biden issued a proclamation for this year’s National Religious Freedom Day, which read in part: