Following the suggestion by the NRA that schools should have armed security to prevent another tragedy, numerous groups are offering such training to teachers, often for free.
The Obama administration is using taxpayer money to bribe state governments into accepting a dubious national education curriculum known as “Common Core,” and so far, the controversial campaign has flown largely under the radar. The national scheme, which is already arousing some serious opposition, is geared toward standardizing educational requirements in a move that critics say represents an assault on local control over the school system. Homeschooling groups are expressing concerns, too, and the outcry is growing louder every day.
Americans engaged in the Culture War should not allow themselves to be discouraged by the attacks on their beliefs and religious liberty. Instead, Dr. Duke Pesta explains in this short video presentation, they should take encouragement in the fact that the early Christians, despite being subjected to far worse attacks including being put to death by Roman tyrants, not only grew in numbers but eventually became the dominant force shaping Western Civilization.
It is easy to forget, in our hyper-commercialized, secularized, paganized world, that the real basis for our celebration of “Happy Holidays” is two Christian “Holy Days”: Christmas and Epiphany, the birth of Our Lord Jesus Christ and His revelation to the Gentiles.