In an interview with FRC President Tony Perkins and AFA President Tim Wildmon on Today's Issues Washington Watch Edition, Texas Governor Rick Perry discussed the purpose of The Response prayer event on August 6th.

Here are a couple of points Gov. Perry made during the interview:

I hope literally hundreds of thousands if not millions across this country that day will go into a spiritual...fasting and praying mode. Lifting up this country and asking for Gods will to be done.

On the atheist lawsuit filed against the prayer event:

"Isnt it just the type of intolerance to say that we cant gather together in public to pray to our God? That is amazing to me.

Listen to the entire interview here.