Texas Board of Education Approves Textbooks That Say Moses Influenced the Writing of the Constitution November 22, 2014

Texas Board of Education Approves Textbooks That Say Moses Influenced the Writing of the Constitution

Just days after the Texas State Board of Education decided to delay a vote to approve textbooks full of revisionist history, they went ahead and voted to approve them. It was a 10-5 vote down party lines. (You can guess which party the 10 belong to.)

While some of the most egregious problems were removed from the adopted textbooks, not everything was fixed. The Texas Freedom Network points out:

the new textbooks also include passages that suggest Moses influenced the writing of the Constitution and that the roots of democracy can be found in the Old Testament. Scholars from across the country have said such claims are inaccurate and mislead students about the historical record.

Have fun failing those introductory history classes in college, Texas high schoolers.

(via Right Wing Watch. Image via Shutterstock)

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