August 23, 2011

Islamic Bias in Our Schools

The subject of Islam in America is front and center with Rep. Peter King's hearings in Washington, D.C., on radical Muslims in the United States. While acknowledging that the vast majority of American Muslims are law-abiding, patriotic citizens, King pointed to a Pew poll which reported that 15 percent of Muslim American men between the ages of 18 and 29 could support suicide bombings. "There are realities we can't ignore," said King.
When it comes to how Islam is taught in our nation's public schools, I echo King's admonition - there are realities we can't ignore. 
Islam in Textbooks
This past fall, the Texas State Board of Education passed a resolution against "Pro-Islamic/Anti-Christian Bias" in textbooks.
 Read the rest of "Islam in Our Schools" here.


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