SCOTUS asked to determine how far public schools can go in promoting Islam while disparaging Christianity
Leo Hohmann – Since about 2009 when U.S. public-schools started introducing Islamic-related lesson plans into their curricula, there has been no corresponding instruction on Christianity, its major religious tenets or the positive impact it has had on Western civilization.
Historic figures such as Christopher Columbus and George Washington have taken on increasingly negative profiles in many schools, where “white privilege” is taught as the biggest sin handed down from our forefathers. [One Chicago-area middle school actually pressed criminal charges against Christopher Columbus in a 2017 mock trial].
Meanwhile, the instruction on Islam has in many cases crossed the line from a factual/historical analysis of the Muslim world to basically advocating for the superiority of Islam over other faiths. Muhammad is presented as some kind of seventh-century Robin Hood hero who fought for social justice and equal rights.
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