It’s Time to Stand: Denton County ISD is Misrepresenting the Second Amendment

Friends:

Remember when we heard that Mansfield ISD planned to teach classes on Islam? Parents and teachers from all over Texas called the MISD and shared their view on the subject, which resulted in the ISD reversing its decision.

Today, we have another “Time to Stand” situation:  (h/t Dwayne Ryman)

Guyer High School (and obviously several others) are complicit in attempting to condition students to interpret the 2nd Amendment in a clearly opposite manner in which it was intended. The 1st, 3rd, 4th, and 5th are also misinterpreted as several commenters below pointed out.

This textbook, currently being used by Guyer High School, is attempting to redefine the Second Amendment to impressionable young minds. Parents, you must speak up and demand action. Investigate your child’s history book ASAP, and post more pictures in the comments below. Call your school and demand that revisionist history books like this are removed from the school district.

Textbook version: “The people have a right to keep and bear arms in a state militia.”

Actual 2nd Amendment: “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.”

Did you catch the sleight of hand?

A militia is a body of citizens enrolled for military service, and called out periodically for drill but serving full time only in emergencies. It’s a common man army of citizens, NOT soldiers. The citizens are called up in emergencies to protect the free State.

The 2nd Amendment says that a militia is necessary to protect a free State, so in order to be able to have a militia, the citizens have a natural right to keep and bear arms and the government cannot infringe on that right.

The textbook version implies that we’re only allowed to keep and bear arms if we’re in a State militia, a clear misrepresentation of the 2nd Amendment.

Read about it here:  http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/09/16/wait-until-you-see-how-a-high-school-textbook-summarizes-the-rights-granted-in-the-second-amendment/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=story&utm_campaign=ShareButtons

What does State Board of Education, for Denton County, Sue Melton-Malone think about this mess?  Here is her contact information pursuant to:  http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index4.aspx?id=3738

Sue Melton-Malone
101 Brewster
Waco, TX 76706
(254) 749-0415
smelton51@gmail.com

I ask you to share this information with your Facebook, Twitter & e-mail friends and family.  Too, if you can make it, please attend this event:  

Denton School Board vs. Freedom
Date:  Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Time:  6:00 p.m.
Where:  John H. Duyer High School, 7501 Teasley Lane, Denton, Texas
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