Early America had more abolitionists than people realize

William Lloyd Garrison published the Boston anti-slavery paper “Liberator” and founded the American Anti-Slavery Society in 1833. Suffering hundreds of death threats for his politically incorrect stand on the value of human life, William Lloyd Garrison died May 24, 1879. William Lloyd Garrison wrote: “I desire to thank God, that he enables me to disregard […] …

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The massive but unheralded industry that makes the world tick

The SS Savanah left May 22, 1819, from Savannah, Georgia, and 25 days later arrived in Liverpool, England, completing the first trans-Atlantic voyage by steamship. To pay tribute to the American Merchant Marine, President Franklin Roosevelt designated May 22, 1933, as National Maritime Day. Ronald Reagan commented, May 20, 1986: “When steam-powered vessels began to […] …

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This day in WND history: Noah’s Ark tours at Mount Ararat

Noah’s Ark tours at Mount Ararat May 21, 2006: A travel website promoted summer tours to a Turkish location near Mount Ararat believed by many to be the fossilized remains of Noah’s Ark. Noah’s Ark Holidays, which bills itself as an “ethical travel referral website” was behind the offer, with a pitch for the location in […] …

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LGBT teacher called out for ‘bullying’ students

A Florida school district delivered an “unsatisfactory” response to a legal team representing several Christian students who claimed they were bullied in class by a teacher because of their faith. Among other things, the teacher repeatedly ordered students wearing cross necklaces to cover them up or take them off. So lawyers with Liberty Counsel are giving the district another chance, this […] …

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This day in WND history: ‘A’ is for ‘Agenda’

 ‘A’ is for ‘Agenda’  May 19, 2005: Diversity, it seems, has its limits. While welcoming a pro-homosexual activist organization – even inviting it to present a workshop – the National PTA rejected an application from Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays & Gays to be an exhibitor at its annual convention. The leading pro-“gay” group was […] …

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