Before Hurricane Katrina damaged or destroyed more than 100 of New Orleans’ 128 public schools in August 2005, Cohen College Prep was one of the worst-performing schools in the city, with very few students graduating and fewer still being accepted into college. In the aftermath CCP was turned into a charter school, and now almost 100 percent of its students not only graduate but are accepted into college.
The Denver, Colorado, city council is delaying approval of a Chick-fil-A franchise at Denver International Airport because Chick-fil-A's owner opposes same-sex "marriage."
Tens of thousands of pro-life supporters engaged in prayerful protests at Planned Parenthood abortion clinics across the country on Saturday. During the nationwide prayer events, which took place from 9 to 11 a.m. local time, an estimated 50,000 to 75,000 people gathered in front of more than 350 Planned Parenthood facilities located in 47 states.
In a move critics called “Orwellian,” a Boston hospital fired a well-respected urologist — merely for citing health concerns relating to homosexuality. And now those critics have taken up the cudgels for the doctor, protesting outside the hospital, which they say cares more about politics than health.
August 19, 2015 marked the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the German U-boat U-27 by the British Q-ship HMS Baralong — an infamous and barbaric act in which the British completely disregarded the Cruiser Rules of warfare.