Texas Senate Bill Drops Teaching Requirement That Ku Klux Klan Is ‘Morally Wrong’

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solving the real problems in America, keeping them pesky minorities from voting and starting to rehab the image of the KKK


Things that make me go: Hmm….The next fifty years are going to be the nuttiest, most history-packed years in USA history!


I’m sorry, WTF??!?!? Hell, “Morally Wrong” is sugarcoating it WAY too much already. It’s “morally wrong” to steal (in most cases, anyway). These people on the other hand are pure scum. Evil, bigoted, just among the worst of humanity.


The issue, from what I read in this article, is not that teachers aren’t required to teach that the KKK is ‘morally wrong’…..(I don’t think the morality of anything was in the curriculum when I was in school)….but the issue is that the bill is >**eliminating a requirement that students be taught the “history of white supremacy, including but not limited to the institution of slavery, the eugenics movement, and the Ku Klux Klan**, and the ways in which it is morally wrong.” So it isn’t that they fail to explain the KKK is morally wrong…..it is that they don’t have to teach about the KKK period. When I was learning about this stuff in the early 90s, the teachers just taught the facts of the KKK, slavery, etc. and the morality of these issues was clear from the facts alone. If you want to argue that teachers shouldn’t be pushing their “moral agendas” or whatever BS you want to stretch for….fine, I can accept that. But if they fail to educate kids on the fact of the existence of things like slavery and the KKK, what the goals of the organization or institution was/is, and the atrocities that they committed….then you have a major problem.


At this point I look at Texas like Florida…the slow kid who never got the big picture