A “parent” posted the seventh grade worksheet seen below to the Illinois Gun Owners Rights Facebook page. The bogus embellishment of the Second Amendment was allegedly handed out to students at Grant Middle School in Springfield, Illinois below. Read the parent’s story below.
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. ~ Bill of Rights, Text of Second Amendment
“My son was given a workbook at school that is a compilation of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. When they covered the 2nd Amendment, he saw that they were stating that only ‘certain guns’ could be owned and that they had to be ‘registered,’ which he knew was false,” the parent said. “He bought this to my attention as he felt it was wrong to teach these things that aren’t true. I’m extremely proud of my son for his actions.”
“Me and my children are active gun enthusiasts and supporters of the 2nd amendment. I have discussed the 2nd amendment with them several times and explained what it meant and its importance to our country.”
While the parent confronted several school administrators, the workbook is likely to stay in circulation for young students across the state.
“I even told the school officials I talked to that you can’t reword the Constitution to what you think it should be and you should only teach what it is,” the parent said. “We live in a society where children are being taught to fear firearms instead of embracing them and our shooting sports. Heck 50-60 years ago you had police officers coming into schools teaching firearm safety and now we have schools teaching false information and fear. It’s a sad time.” Source: InfoWars
I’m not sure how deeply embedded Common Core is across the 45 states that have adopted it, and cannot say that this is specifically Common Core, but whatever it is, it is knowingly false information. Can this parent be the only parent to report the worksheet?
Parents, do what this parent did and post stories like this one to Facebook or notify a blogger to help you get the information out.
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