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OKLAHOMA: State House Votes Overwhelmingly To Allow Posting Of Ten Commandments In Public Schools

15 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Tulsa World reports: State representatives have voted to allow monuments to “historically significant documents” — primarily the Ten Commandments — to be displayed on public property. House Bill 2177, by Rep. John Bennett [photo] isShow More Summary

Gov says he'll testify against Maine monument in Congress

Maine's Republican governor says he'll testify before Congress against a national monument in his state. Then-President Barack Obama created the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument last summer on nearly … Click to Continue »

India beefs up security at Taj Mahal after IS threat

India has boosted security at the Taj Mahal after a pro-Islamic State group reportedly warned of attacks in the country and threatened the 17th century monument to love, police said Friday. Images published in local media showed a fighter...Show More Summary

Alabama Senate gridlocked over Confederate monuments bill

The Alabama Senate is at a standstill debating a bill that bars changes from being made to historic or Confederate monuments in the state. African-American lawmakers argued Thursday that the … Click to Continue »

Statue Of Defiant 'Fearless Girl' Installed Facing The Iconic Wall Street Bull For International Women's Day — See How She'll Make A Difference!

She won't stand for bullshit. New York City has been going through some monumental changes in the past 24 hours — and unlike the Statue of Liberty going dark last night, this change to Wall Street was no accident. State Street Global Advisors, the world's third-largest asset manager and nearly $2.5 trillion investor, installed a bronze statue [...]

Statue Of Liberty Goes Dark

It's pretty sad state of affairs when even your national monuments are giving silent protest. (CNN) Lovely Lady Liberty, was luminous no more -- or at least for two hours Tuesday night. The lights around the Statue of Liberty went dark...Show More Summary

Trump supporters declare pride in president, slam opponents

From Colorado's state Capitol to Trump Tower in New York and the Washington Monument, groups of hundreds of people rallied for President Trump on Saturday, waving "Deplorables for Trump" signs … Click to Continue »

Expert says Islamic State has badly damaged major Palmyra monument

PALMYRA, Syria (Reuters) - Islamic State militants have severely damaged a major Roman monument in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, an antiquities official said after visiting the site on Saturday.

Palmyra: Trump about to find out that Hizbullah best anti-ISIL Fighters

TeleSur | – – The so-called Islamic State group [ISIL] has razed ancient monuments during both of its spells in control of Palmyra, a destruction the United Nations has condemned as a…

Bill to create national park in Idaho introduced

A key state senator is backing legislation urging Congress to turn Idaho's Crater of the Moon National Monument into a national park. Sen. Jeff Siddoway, chairman of the influential Senate … Click to Continue »

NY Dems blast Trump’s Congress speech as 'monument to hypocrisy'

3 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

Trump's plea for unity fell on the deaf ears of politicians from his own home state.

#DearBetsy: Protect Title IX

Betsy DeVos Betsy DeVos’s appointment as the United States Secretary of Education is monumentally problematic. DeVos has no background in education: in fact, her appointment will be her first job held in the field of education. DeVos...Show More Summary

Arkansas cancels hearing for satanic display at Capitol

Arkansas officials canceled a hearing Thursday that had been planned for a satanic statue proposed near the state Capitol, saying a new law puts the monument on hold unless it … Click to Continue »

Arkansas lawmakers OK bill that would block Satan monument

Arkansas lawmakers have approved a bill that would effectively block a push for a satanic monument at the state Capitol. The Senate on Tuesday voted 27-5 for a House-backed measure … Click to Continue »

Patagonia Launches Campaign to Defend Bears Ears from Utah Politicians

The company is urging thousands of Utah voters to call the state's governor in support of the new monument

Outdoor Gear Show Folds Its Tents Over Utah's Attacks On Public Lands

last monthNews : Huffington Post

The state of Utah just let a very big fish off its hook. After months of sparring with Utah politicians over their repeated attacks on public land protections, including the creation of Bears Ears National Monument, the world’s largest...Show More Summary

Same Sex Couple Marry Atop Empire State Building

Krista Owens married Danielle Reno atop the 102-story monument after winning a contest to be wed at the landmark.

Pottery clues to medieval Nottingham's growth industry

Behind the white fencing at the back of Pryzm nightclub, archaeologists are unearthing clues that may help illuminate the story of medieval Nottingham. And they may one day be able to state that a monument to one of the city's creative industries of the future was built on the foundations Nottingham's creative industry of the past. Show More Summary

Russia releases drone footage of fresh Palmyra destruction

Russia's military on Monday released drone footage showing more destruction of treasured monuments by the Islamic State in Syria's Palmyra since jihadists recaptured the UNESCO World Heritage Site late last year. The black-and-whiteShow More Summary

Montezuma Castle in Camp Verde, Arizona

Thanks to Theodore Roosevelt, the United States Congress passed the Antiquities Act of 1906, giving the office of the president the power to create National Monuments. Although that ability has changed by legislation over time, Teddy...Show More Summary

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