Donation Drops Spark Sackings

Focus Drops Some Of Its Family

Things aren’t looking good for anti-gay crusaders Focus on The Family:

Focus on the Family is laying off 30 employees and reassigning 15 others, due in part to a drop in projected revenue and to growth in technology.

Most of the layoffs are in the department that answers mail and telephone requests, while the reassignments were prompted by growth in e-mail and Internet-based communications, said Gary Schneeberger, vice president of communications for the conservative Christian ministry.

Schneeberger says the group came in about $8 million short of its $150 million budget. Head honcho James Dobson says donations have fallen in recent months.

Tear, tear…