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Islam indoctrination in U.S. textbooks
Renew America ^ | June 3, 2010 | Jen Shroder

Posted on 06/03/2010 8:00:45 PM PDT by Coleus

Today's textbooks indoctrinate our children into Islam and are backed by court rulings allowing teachers to REQUIRE our children to bow down and pray to Allah "in demonstration." As Obama's non-jihadists plot to "internally cleanse" America shouting "Allah-Akbar," many of our children have simultaneously taken the position on their hands and knees and recited, "In the name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful. Praise be to Allah, Lord of Creation, The Compassionate, the Merciful, King of Judgment day! You alone we worship, and to You alone we pray for help, Guide us to the straight path."

Public outrage has caused some school districts to take pause in "simulating Islam," but not before Judge Phyllis Hamilton ruled in favor of the practice. Court transcripts quote: "the use of the Islam module was motivated by the purely secular purpose of instructing students about Islamic culture and history" and that a "non-secular purpose may only be found 'when...there was no question that the...activity was motivated WHOLLY be religious considerations." [omissions in transcript]

It is shocking that Hamilton could compose the following condemning the Ten Commandments while endorsing banners in front of a school that state, " "There is one God, Allah, and Mohammed is his prophet." This is her ruling, upheld by the Ninth Circuit:

"Similarly, plaintiffs claimed in oral argument that the display of the group banners showing portions of the Bismillah was analogous to the display of the Ten Commandments in school classrooms, which has been found unconstitutional. However, the display of the Ten Commandments in a classroom setting was found unconstitutional because the Supreme Court determined that upon objective review, the primary purpose for their display was to endorse Christianity. Here, in contrast, the primary purpose of the Islam module was the secular goal of educating students about Islamic culture. Thus, even the display of religious texts in a purely secular context will survive Constitutional review as well." (pdf link below)

Clinton's Presidential Guideline, "Religious Expression in Public School," states: "Students generally do not have a Federal right to be excused from lessons that may be inconsistent with their religious beliefs or practices." Originally drafted with Abdurahman Alamoudi (currently in prison for terrorist acts) and in the hands of the ACLU and Judge Hamilton (appointed by Clinton), there went religious freedom.

Thus, public school teachers can REQUIRE your child to take a Muslim name, fast for Ramadan, repeat by heart for weeks that Allah is the only god, that he alone they worship and display banners with the same sentiments. One teacher required her students to recite the prayer every time they exited the classroom for two weeks. What does it take to become a Muslim? Reciting that prayer. Oh but wait, they have to believe it...never mind then. That makes it okay that the last words that some of our troops heard before beheading are the same words our children pray on their hands and knees in public school.

ISLAM INDUCTION IN OUR TEXTBOOKS

Houghton Mifflin's "Across the Centuries" underwent multiple revisions led by Nader F. Darehshori, CEO, previously a school teacher in Iran. In the Islam section among other practices, our children are asked to assume they are Muslim soldiers. In the Jewish section, the ONLY imagination practice is to imagine they are with the Jews when they were conquered and forced to live away from their homeland. In the Christian section, the ONLY imagination practice was to imagine being in the buried catacombs of the dead Christians. (Christians/body of Christ back in the tomb, how symbolic).

For a while, Houghton Mifflin posted denials that the Council of Islamic Education contributed to the textbook. But then articles quoting Abigail Jungreis, Editorial Director of HM were found on Muslim sites applauding their input, especially information about the Crusades...so for the Christian section our children are given the Crusades from the Muslim perspective. Meanwhile the Islam section states:

  1. "In fact, the very first word the angel Gabriel spoke to Muhammad was recite." (in fact?)
  2. "These revelations confirmed both Muhammad's belief in one God, and his role as the last messenger in a long line of prophets sent by God."
  3. "Muhammad's revelations occurred from 610 until his death..."
  4. "The Quran is the final revelation, just as Muhammad is the final prophet."
  5. "Ramadan is a holy time, because in this month Muhammad received his first message from Allah."
  6. "Arabic lettering had a special significance for Muslims, because it was used to write down God's words as they had been given to Muhammad."
  7. "The courtyard and Mosque allowed Muslims to feel Allah's invisible presence whether they were inside or outside the Mosque."
  8. "This caliph, Muslims realized, could not give the same kind of spiritual leadership as Muhammad had. The new caliph would not be the prophet of Allah, as Muhammad had been."
HM denied implying acceptance of Muhammad's mission as the prophet when a section was headed with "THE LIFE OF THE PROPHET" and listed him as prophet 42 times!   To the average Christian, facts about Jesus in the Christian section seem merely watered down. But if you study Islam you would realize that what is written about Jesus is what Islam believes about Jesus.

These are some of the reasons that Texas has taken a stand about curriculum. Texas is the 2nd largest block in the market and textbook publishers listen. But California is number one and is currently passing laws blocking Texas changes. I urge everyone to contact your state legislators and ask them to do to California what California has done to Texas. Let the textbook publishers know your state condemns the insanity that California has imposed. Do not let California remain on the throne of public education. I live in California. For the love of God, protect your children.

Court transcript: http://www.blessedcause.org/protest/Islam%20Ruling%2012-05-03.pdf

Detailed Textbook Reviews http://www.blessedcause.org/Reviews.htm


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; US: California
KEYWORDS: aclumia; arth; education; history; houghtonmifflin; indoctrination; islam; jihad; judicialtyranny; mosqueandstate; passaiccounty; publicschools; textbooks; wot
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1 posted on 06/03/2010 8:00:46 PM PDT by Coleus
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To: metmom

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2 posted on 06/03/2010 8:00:57 PM PDT by Coleus (Abortion, Euthanasia & FOCA - - don't Obama and the Democrats just kill ya!)
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To: Coleus

Just don’t let them draw that prophet dude in Art class...


3 posted on 06/03/2010 8:02:29 PM PDT by craig_eddy (Equality of opportunity, not equality of outcome)
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To: metmom; Tired of Taxes; wintertime; little jeremiah

What happened to separation of church and state? Are mosques exempt?


4 posted on 06/03/2010 8:02:44 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (Obama's more worried about Israelis building houses than he is about Islamists building atomic bombs)
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To: Coleus; Irisshlass; informavoracious; larose; RJR_fan; Prospero; Conservative Vermont Vet; ...
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Please ping me to note-worthy Pro-Life or Catholic threads, or other threads of general interest.

5 posted on 06/03/2010 8:03:45 PM PDT by narses ( 'Prefer nothing to the love of Christ.')
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To: Coleus
Time for separation between education and state.
6 posted on 06/03/2010 8:04:07 PM PDT by highlander_UW (Education is too important to leave in the hands of the government.)
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To: Coleus

What hidey-hole did the ACLU go off into?


7 posted on 06/03/2010 8:04:20 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: Clintonfatigued
Finding a place to pray (Parent wants a private space for her 10-year-old son for Muslim prayer)
8 posted on 06/03/2010 8:05:37 PM PDT by Coleus (Abortion, Euthanasia & FOCA - - don't Obama and the Democrats just kill ya!)
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To: Coleus

The liberal dirtbags just need to keep bringing it on ....... it helps our cause.


9 posted on 06/03/2010 8:06:39 PM PDT by boycott (CAL)
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To: Coleus

ping


10 posted on 06/03/2010 8:08:03 PM PDT by wintertime
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To: Coleus
Public outrage has caused some school districts to take pause in "simulating Islam,"

An authentic simulation of Islamic activities would risk getting the schools blown to smithereens.

11 posted on 06/03/2010 8:10:04 PM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: Clintonfatigued
What happened to separation of church and state? Are mosques exempt?

Plenty of separation of CHURCH and state, but not so much for mosque and state. I guess that's because the imam infesting the White House has declared that the U.S. is the largest muslim nation.

12 posted on 06/03/2010 8:14:29 PM PDT by YankeeReb
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To: Clintonfatigued; metmom; Tired of Taxes; wintertime; little jeremiah; Coleus
This idiocy is CAUSED by the unconstitutional heresy of separation of church and state. At the end of the day, we're either a Christian nation (not established by the state, but through free exercise of religion like America was until the 20th century), or we’re duped by every snake-oil salesman, huckster, and jihadist to come down the pike.

Remove sound doctrine and you leave a vacuum for false doctrine to fill.

Every time.

13 posted on 06/03/2010 8:16:31 PM PDT by Jim 0216
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To: Coleus
I am so glad I am out of school graduated in 72 went to elementary school during the golden era of those grades and went to Jr high and high school during the mid and latter 60’s. The only hassles from the Principal was tuck in your shirt your hair is to long and no you can't wear those stripped bell bottoms.
14 posted on 06/03/2010 8:17:44 PM PDT by guitarplayer1953 (Rebellion to Tyrants is Obedience to GOD! Thomas Jefferson)
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To: YankeeReb

Obama’s a liar. We are not a Muslim nation. We are and always have been a Christian nation.


15 posted on 06/03/2010 8:17:57 PM PDT by Jim 0216
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To: Coleus

“Lord of Creation”

I’m sure it would satisfy many here that they are now teaching Creation in the public schools.


16 posted on 06/03/2010 8:22:20 PM PDT by trumandogz (The Democrats are driving us to Socialism at 100 MPH -The GOP is driving us to Socialism at 97.5 MPH)
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To: 2Jedismom; 6amgelsmama; AAABEST; aberaussie; Aggie Mama; agrace; AliVeritas; AlmaKing; AngieGal; ...

ANOTHER REASON TO HOMESCHOOL

This ping list is for the “other” articles of interest to homeschoolers about education and public school. This can occasionally be a fairly high volume list. Articles pinged to the Another Reason to Homeschool List will be given the keyword of ARTH. (If I remember. If I forget, please feel free to add it yourself)

The main Homeschool Ping List handles the homeschool-specific articles. I hold both the Homeschool Ping List and the Another Reason to Homeschool Ping list. Please freepmail me to let me know if you would like to be added to or removed from either list, or both.

17 posted on 06/03/2010 8:23:49 PM PDT by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: 2Jedismom; 6amgelsmama; AAABEST; aberaussie; adopt4Christ; Aggie Mama; agrace; AliVeritas; ...

This is one of those rare instances where I think that the homeschool ping list needs to see a thread that was ping for the Another Reason to Homeschool list.

Granted, this is really another reason to homeschool, but this is so breathtakingly appalling that I thought it deserves as much publicity as possible.


18 posted on 06/03/2010 8:26:12 PM PDT by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: SJackson; WKB; greyfoxx39; wagglebee; little jeremiah; NYer; Salvation; Vision; ...

Imagine the fallout if they quoted from the Bible and had the kids recite the Lord’s Prayer to teach cultural diversity and tolerance.


19 posted on 06/03/2010 8:29:00 PM PDT by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: Jim 0216

True, but saying 0bama’s a liar is like saying the sun rises in the east and salmon swim upstream. It’s what they do.


20 posted on 06/03/2010 8:29:30 PM PDT by YankeeReb
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