Increasingly we are seeing attempts to erase or rewrite America’s history. For decades efforts have been underway to erase our nation’s Christian roots by ignoring the overwhelming evidence that our Founding Fathers were Christian. Stories attacking Thomas Jefferson, accusing him of fathering children with Sally Hemings (although there is no evidence Thomas Jefferson was the father of any of her children), and attacking George Washington and others for being slave owners abound. These, of course, ignore the heated debate over slavery during the Constitutional Convention, the compromise that had to be reached in order to form the United States and the release of all Washington’s slaves upon his death.
On May 21st the Texas State Board of Education approved massive changes to that state’s history and social studies curriculum. The changes are viewed as radical to those on the left. But, you decide. The Texas textbook changes include: requiring high school government students to compare and contrast the actual language of the First Amendment […]