People like the Yazidis, Coptic Christians, and Assyrians, who have survived persecution over the centuries and are now threatened by ISIS, other Islamists or civil war. These ancient religions offer many clues about the past.
Bill Would Permit Spending $500,000 On Memorial For Fallen Granite Mountain Hotshots
“The actual location where they perished, we felt it should be a site that should be preserved in the future,” Fann said. “As I’ve said before the thought of building a water tank or a house on that site somehow just seems wrong in so many ways.”
Fann’s bill would also create a committee to help develop concepts for the memorial, which needs to be kept low-key to keep it from impacting neighboring homes. The measure now moves to the floor of the House.