Yes, you read that right (and it sadly comes without any twisting of words or hyperbole on our part). Just over a week after commemorating the 10th anniversary of the most tragic terrorist attack in American history—an attack that callously took the lives of nearly 3,000 people—someone had the gall to compare a legitimate side of a policy debate to the murder of innocents for warped despicable political purposes.
The religious right have a vested interest in privatizing all public schools, and vouchers are simply one more stealth effort on their part to merge religion and state. Much ignorance exists about church-state separation, and ignorance is the key that Christian extremists depend upon to unlock the door to power they hope to acquire for total control of minds of the naive.
Where better to take control of young vulnerable minds than in schools controlled by the narrow scoped vision of the Christian right? The religious right and the politicians who have joined hands with them for partisan purposes pose a greater threat to America than any foreign terrorist.At the start of her letter, the author admits that she is "not a constitutional lawyer." We would take that a step further; not only are her thoughts not based on Constitutionality, but we should seriously question whether her they're even grounded in reality.
There's legitimate debate, and then there's this. No matter your views on the issues, we all deserve better.
- American Federation for Children | Alliance for School Choice, MAG