Who can teach history better than veterans who lived it?

By |2020-08-17T10:48:12-04:00August 17th, 2020|

We love our veterans and we love this idea. In the past, the American Legion and other veterans groups participated in civics education for young people. Now that civics education has gone the way of the Dodo Bird in public schools, why not bring this mission back? Are you involved in a local AL or VFW post? If so, we hope you’ll consider some of the suggestions in this piece.

Walter Williams: Leftist effort ongoing to revise US history

By |2021-02-16T18:42:53-05:00August 17th, 2020|

The destruction of historical monuments has not ceased, nor has ACRU efforts to protect them. In a new syndicated column, ACRU Policy Board Member Walter Williams notes, “a tyrant’s first battlefield is to rewrite history” and shames the left by sarcastically suggesting a “Commission to Eliminate Bad Memories.” Please read this great commentary and visit our Protect Monuments website to join us in saving our national treasures.

ACRU’s Roman: Monumental Wounds

By |2020-11-30T15:47:19-05:00August 15th, 2020|

My great-great grandfather was a hero of the Civil War--a soldier of the Ohio Cavalry who was wounded and captured. He almost died in the most notorious and horrific Confederate prisoner of war camp. As a child, each Memorial Day, I heard the stories about the War Between the States as my dad put flowers on his great granddad’s grave. The stories were not told with animosity. Just facts. But I developed my own prejudice against Southerners based on those facts.

Rep. Kevin McCarthy discusses proposed Protect America’s Statues Act

By |2020-07-20T17:03:59-04:00July 20th, 2020|

ACRU created the Protect Monuments project to ... protect our monuments. And history. And national treasures. We are grateful to Reps. Kevin McCarthy, Jim Jordan and Sam Graves for spearheading the Congressional effort to do the same. The legislation would block federal funds to local and state officials who stand by and watch violent mobs destroy our monuments.

Heritage’s Kay Coles James: Wild mobs are the opposite of liberty

By |2020-07-18T09:35:29-04:00July 18th, 2020|

In this piece by The Heritage Foundation President and champion of liberty Kay James, she notes that violent mobs—permitted to riot by spineless politicians—are not just breaking stuff, they are trying to destroy the very core of our democracy and our freedoms. She pulls no punches in identifying the dangers of “mobocracy” and calls for officials to take action and citizens to step in to make sure they do.

ACRU’s Roman calls for citizens to join ACRU in protecting monuments

By |2020-11-30T15:47:19-05:00July 14th, 2020|

In a podcast interview with The Daily Signal, Lori makes critical points about mob destruction of our national treasures, and calls citizen patriots to action through ACRU’s Protect Monuments project. She makes a unique observation about national and personal forgiveness for history's wrongs. Podcast and transcript available through link.

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