Tremendous good news today from an Arkansas school district training and arming their teachers, to the Army and Air Force bases putting an end, to the sale of porn to a father who raced into a burning house three times to rescue another family. We've also got a New York Planned Parenthood facility that's shut down and hundreds of women protest the contraception mandate at the White House, plus much more!

  1. Arkansas Uses Little-Known Law To Arm Teachers With Guns.
  2. The sale of pornography on Army and Air Force military bases has come to an end. A press release published on the Department of Defense's website on Tuesday noted that, as of Wednesday, the Army and Air Force Exchange Service is axing 891 magazine s from its stock.
  3. A curious father who wanted to take a closer look on his way home after noticing smoke billowing into the sky became a fire hero. Wondering where it was coming from, Terry Jackson drove towards the terraced house in Radcliffe, Lancashire, England. He would run into the burning building three times to rescue a family stranded inside. Way to go Terry!
  4. It's been nearly a week and a half since 10-year-old Cole Hancock tumbled down a steep slope on Oregon's Mt. Hood, but today he and his father greeted news cameras smiling. Hancock was on a sunset hike with his father, Kim Hancock, on July 23 when he slipped and fell 150 feet, The Oregonian reports. The pair had planned to stay overnight and had already set up a campsite when they decided to take one last hike before dark. KPTV - FOX 12
  5. An Iowa man is being hailed as a hero for pushing an elderly couple's stalled car from a railroad crossing with a freight train bearing down on them. Chris Ihle, 38, said he was returning from lunch Wednesday and had just parked his motorcycle at the Wells Fargo Bank in Ames where he works when he noticed that a Pontiac Bonneville was sitting frozen in the nearby rail crossing with a train approaching.
  6. Thanks to social media and an eight-time Ironman triathlete, who biked 900 miles and raised $156,000, the Halsteads of Winder, Ga., now have a support system that stretches across the country. Bill and Stacy's son, Tripp, 2, suffered a traumatic brain injury in October during Hurricane Sandy when a tree limb hit him on the head as he played outside of his day care center. He was rushed to Barrow Regional Medical Center and then airlifted to Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston. Defying the odds, Tripp survived the blow and began a long road of recovery.
  7. This U.S. Airman returned from a 6 month deployment recently.  This was his 9th deployment!  His son turned 7 the weekend before, and the only thing he kept asking for was for daddy to be home.  Though he missed the birthday, Dad sure made a surprise for his son and daughter. Welcome home sir and thank you for your service!
  8. Planned Parenthood closes New York facility.
  9. Hundreds of Women Protest Contraception Mandate at White House.
  10. Sgt. Reckless became a war hero to Marines fighting in Korea 60 years ago. The small Mongolian horse hauled supplies and ammunition on the front lines through constant gunfire for soldiers who last week remembered the bravery of their four-legged hero. The mare became a national hero after a published article in the Saturday Evening Post described her service. Under heavy fire in 1953, she ran 51 supply trips in a single day. The mare was promoted to Staff Sergeant and is now immortalized in a bronze statue unveiled on the grounds of the Marine Base in Triangle, Virginia July 26. According to the Sgt. Reckless website, "Her Military Decorations include two Purple Hearts, Good Conduct Medal, Presidential Unit Citation with star, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, Navy Unit Commendation, and Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, all of which she wore proudly on her red & gold blanket, along with a French Fourragere that the 5th Marines earned in WW1."

 

Save me, O God, by thy name, and judge me by thy strength. Hear my prayer, O God; give ear to the words of my mouth. For strangers are risen up against me, and oppressors seek after my soul: they have not set God before them. Selah. Behold, God is mine helper: the Lord is with them that uphold my soul. He shall reward evil unto mine enemies: cut them off in thy truth. I will freely sacrifice unto thee: I will praise thy name, O LORD; for it is good. For he hath delivered me out of all trouble: and mine eye hath seen his desire upon mine enemies.

--Psalm 54

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