I had no idea until I read this piece that the original purpose of Mother’s Day was to protest war. Here is the founding Mother’s Day Declaration by Julia Ward Howe in 1870:
Arise, then, women of this day! Arise all women who have hearts, whether our baptism be that of water or of fears!
Did you know that Saturday, June 27 was National Children and Families Day?
I didn’t know. None of the news media knew, either. A news search for “National Children and Families Day” produces no media mentions in the month of June, 2009. There are no news media reports regarding “National Children and Families Day” at [...]
During the Christian entrepreneurial evangelist pastor Rick Warren’s religious interrogation of John McCain on Saturday August 16, he made the following challenge (my transcription):
Rick Warren: 40 million abortions since Roe v. Wade. Some people who, people who believe that life begins at conception, would say that’s a Holocaust for many people. At what point [...]