Skip to comments.School Teaching: Americans Don't Have Right To Bear Arms
Posted on 04/10/2013 8:48:56 AM PDT by opentalk
The father of a Connecticut child is furious after discovering that his sons school is teaching students that Americans dont have a Second Amendment right to bear arms.
I am appalled, said Steven Boibeaux, of Bristol. It sounds to me like they are trying to indoctrinate our kids.
Boibeauxs son is an eighth grader at Northeast Middle School. On Monday his social studies teacher gave students a worksheet titled, The Second Amendment Today.
The courts have consistently determined that the Second Amendment does not ensure each individual the right to bear arms, the worksheet states. The courts have never found a law regulating the private ownership of weapons unconstitutional.
The worksheet, published by Instructional Fair, goes on to say that the Second Amendment is not incorporated against the states.
This means that the rights of this amendment are not extended to the individual citizens of the states, the worksheet reads. So a person has no right to complain about a Second Amendment violation by state laws.
According to the document, the Second Amendment only provides the right of a state to keep an armed National Guard.
Boibeaux said he discovered the worksheet as he was going over his sons homework assignments.
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***This means that the rights of this amendment are not extended to the individual citizens of the states, the worksheet reads. So a person has no right to complain about a Second Amendment violation by state laws.***
This teacher needs to read the commentaries on the Constitution before the Civil War.
Dred Scott vs Sanford.
What the SCOTUS thought about gun control in the pre Civil War era.
“It would give to persons of the negro race, who were recognised as citizens in any one State of the Union, the right to enter every other State whenever they pleased, singly or in companies, without pass or passport, and without obstruction, to sojourn there as long as they pleased, to go where they pleased at every hour of the day or night without molestation, unless they committed some violation of law for which a white man would be punished;
and it would give them the full liberty of speech in public and in private upon all subjects upon which its own citizens might speak; to hold public meetings upon political affairs,
and to KEEP AND CARRY ARMS wherever they went.”
And AFTER the Civil War...
“Although significant portions of Cruikshank have been overturned by later decisions, it is still relied upon with some authority in other portions. Cruikshank and Presser v. Illinois, which reaffirmed it in 1886, are the only significant Supreme Court interpretations of the Second Amendment until the murky United States v. Miller in 1939, but both preceded the court’s general acceptance of the incorporation doctrine and have been questioned for that reason. However, the majority opinion of the Supreme Court in District of Columbia v. Heller in 2008 clearly suggested that Cruikshank and the chain of cases flowing from it would no longer be considered good law as a result of the radically changed view of the Fourteenth Amendment when that issue eventually comes before the courts:”
In Presser, the Court reaffirmed the Cruikshank decision that the Second Amendment acts as a limitation upon only the federal government and not the states.
Cruikshank and Presser are consistently used by the lower courts to deny any recognition of individual rights claims and provides justification to state and local municipalities to pass laws that regulate guns.
I’m sure you’re getting my point.
If the items covered under the 2nd amendment have to have government permission to be “transferred”,
what of the items under the 1st amendment?
You can’t say that those 1st amendment items haven’t caused “harm” in the past.
Instructional Fair books and educational products provide innovative skill building exercises designed to help educators engage and inspire students from kindergarten to 8th grade.
Because G_d forbid we should actually teach students. Oh, no. We have to educate and inspire (and brainwash) them
Working in collaboration with educators, Instructional Fair reaches beyond the scope of textbooksThey certainly do.
School districts in the country are just liberal schills....
Maybe he should wait a year or two before raising too much of a clamor to the schools. By that time the democrats may have destroyed the 2nd. Amendment.
They are trying really hard.
Public schools are government controlled institutions.
Is anyone surprised by this?
Now? They've been spouting that lie for forty years.
So does this mean that this work sheet is still to be an assignment at another school in this district?
The family Windflier has been doing just that for 12 years now.
One semester in kindergarten at the local gov't indoctrination center was all we could take for our eldest. We yanked him out and never looked back. Our three youngest have never stepped foot on a public 'school' campus.
Yup. Our rookie graphics designer guy is a genius. Didn’t go to formal school. When asked by his co-workers how he was able to make our posters and ads look glossy, he just said “University of Youtube”. Told us later his teachers were lazy idiots and it was faster for him to learn by himself.
And Bristol will be having their town election in November, so I think the BOE will be changed -- if not the town council)
Me? For whoever the silly feminists and castrated males didn't like. That was the effect on me.
How can a document, out-dated because it was penned by a bunch of dead, white guys ... live ?
I think that today’s conditioning goes beyond anything they have tried before.
One trick is to show a shocking video- the whipping-and-suicide scene from Amistad, Holocaust scenes, that sort of thing, and follow it up with a propaganda lesson on guns or global warming. And of note is the hysteria shown about guns, weapons, and “violence” which now includes words.
We never sent ours to any school, except the kitchen table...right now they are swimming in the pool with 6 other homeschooled kids.
They have more sense then most ADULTS
Methinks Steven is a slow learner.
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