Robert Spencer's New $3 Booklet: 'The History of Muslim Persecution of Christians'
- By Press Release
The Freedom Center is pleased to release Robert Spencer’s new booklet: “The History of Muslim Persecution of Christians”
One can read, almost daily, of the atrocities and persecution of the ancient Christian communities in the Middle East and beyond at the hands of jihadists. This is not, as some try to claim, just a modern-day phenomenon. Indeed, the Muslim persecution of Christians goes all the way back to the time of Muhammad. Following Muhammad’s death, Palestine, Syria and Egypt, once the most heavily populated Christian areas in the world, quickly succumbed to Islamic invasions, and by the eighth century, Muslim armies had conquered all of Christian North Africa and Spain. The David Horowitz Freedom Center’s Robert Spencer has just written a ground breaking new booklet, “The History of Muslim Persecution of Christians” that the Center has published. This incredible and timely booklet chronicles the history of persecution over the past 1,400 years.
Click here to get your copy of The History of Muslim Persecution of Christians.
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National Law Enforcement Museum Ad Campaign Highlights "True Law" Stories
- By Robyn Small
Museum's latest ad campaign teases exhibits using likenesses of lesser-known historical heroes
WASHINGTON, DC — Most Americans are familiar with organized crime boss Al Capone. They may not be as familiar with Eliot Ness, the federal agent who played a crucial role in bringing Capone to justice. In a new advertising campaign, the National Law Enforcement Museum at the Motorola Solutions Foundation Building highlights Ness and other lesser-known law enforcement heroes featured in their exhibits.
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Begorra There, Let's Have Some Dancing!
- By Holly Sheen
You are invited to...
An Old-Fashioned War Between the States Ball!
September 7, 2019
Earlybird Single Gentlemen Discount: $50
Earlybird Registration Deadline: July 31, 2019
Regular Registration: $69 Per Person
Single Gentlemen Discount: $54
September 2, 2019
Click here for a printable mail order form
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Researchers Discover New Clue That May Help Explain Hunley’s Loss
- By Friends of the Hunley
Charleston, SC – Clemson University conservators have uncovered new evidence that may help explain why the Hunley submarine vanished off the coast of Charleston, S.C. The new discovery resulted from the long, painstaking process of removing concretion—the rock-hard layer of sand, shell and sea life—that gradually encased the Hunley during the nearly 136 years she rested on the sea floor.
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Napoleon Kicks Off Exciting Year of “Revolutionary” Characters
- By Caroline McIntyre
Nationally acclaimed historical interpreter Mark Schneider, who has portrayed “Napoleon” at Colonial Williamsburg as well as internationally and onscreen, performs for three events at the Winter Chautauqua Festival February 1-3, 2019, in Greenville.
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John Boswell Chapter of Colonial Dames met at the Poinsett Club on December 13
- By Shirley LaGarde
Dorothy Lind, First Vice President, presided in the absence of Chapter President Kristi Kingren. Mrs. Lind introduced the speaker – Scott Stephens, Director of Development for Generations Group – a home for sexually abused boys. Mr. Stephens told the group about the help these boys receive at Generations and the 98% success rate of this home. There are currently 75 boys living on the campuses and the average length of stay is 24 months. The objective of the home is safety for the boys. Generations Group is in partnership with Cornell University.
A Nominating Committee, composed of Rebecca Stern, Mary Wood and Dorothy Lind was appointed during the business part of the meeting.
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Begin to Plan for the "Olde South Ball"
- By Holly Sheen
On September 7, 2019 we will once again assemble a select and genteel company for the elegant and enjoyable Olde South Ball!
Mark Your Calendars!
Date: Saturday, September 7, 2019
Location: Spartanburg Marriott, Spartanburg, SC
Registration is Open!
As always, we will offer our Free Dance Practice, Free Photography Studio, and a wonderful formal supper along with four sets of dancing to the timeless music of the Blue Ridge Rounders. Heather and Raquelle Sheen will be our fabulous callers once again.
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