At the age of six, like many other children growing up in the idyllic county of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, a school shooting and its aftermath became one of my earliest childhood memories. Though I remember very little of what occurred on October 2, 2006, the details I do recall are etched irrevocably into my mind.
In the wake of national security concerns over Chinese-owned companies purchasing U.S. land near military bases and other critical infrastructure, Senator James Lankford (R-Okla.) has introduced a bill that would restrict adversarial countries like China from being able to acquire the strategic land.
On Tuesday, April 4, Wisconsin will hold one of the most important state Supreme Court elections in several years. This election has been all over the news, not only in Wisconsin, but nationwide. Why? Because of one central issue - abortion. Abortion has been illegal in Wisconsin (with only a life-of-the-mother exception) since the Dobbs decision overturned Roe v. Wade last June. In fact, as a result of Dobbs, in the first two months alone, it is estimated that more than 10,000 babies' lives were saved from abortion.
"I don't want to live," mass murderer Audrey Hale messaged a former basketball teammate minutes before killing six Christians inside Nashville's Covenant School on March 27. "I just want to die." A series of heartbreaking studies show how far she was from alone. Americans who identify as LGBTQ suffer from mental illness, depression, and suicidal thoughts at far higher rates than their peers, multiple reports have confirmed.
Wednesday morning, The Washington Stand visited Cleveland Park Library in Washington, D.C., where Christian actor and speaker Kirk Cameron partnered with Brave Books to host a children's story hour to promote books that encourage loving God, family, and our country. The event featured Brave Books authors, including Libs of TikTok account owner Chaya Raichik, former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, and Human Events Senior Editor Jack Posobiec reading their books out loud to a group of attentive children.
The recent uptick in attacks on American military outposts in Syria, the most recent of which killed an American citizen, was likely sparked by the renewal of diplomatic relations between Iran and Saudi Arabia in an agreement brokered by China, said Lt. Gen. (Ret.) William Boykin.