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Texas Revising History Textbooks: Liberals Out; Limbaugh, Gingrich, NRA In

Students will be expected "to identify significant conservative advocacy organizations and individuals," like Newt Gingrich and the Moral Majority.

The Texas State Board of Education review committee is preparing to vote on a draft of proposed standards for history textbooks. Noting that the draft has"nothing about liberals," the Houston Chronicle reported:

The first draft for proposed standards in United States History Studies Since Reconstruction says students should be expected "to identify significant conservative advocacy organizations and individuals, such as Newt Gingrich, Phyllis Schlafly and the Moral Majority." [...] Others have proposed adding talk show host Rush Limbaugh and the National Rifle Association.

 

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