Parents protest schools' promotion of...

Parents protest schools' promotion of 'democracy'

There are 1 comment on the Salt Lake Tribune story from Apr 1, 2010, titled Parents protest schools' promotion of 'democracy'. In it, Salt Lake Tribune reports that:

Some Utah County parents are calling on the Alpine School District to stop spreading "false educational ideas." First and foremost, the parents say, the district needs to clamp down on its use of the D-word: "democracy." This week, a spokeswoman for Utah's Republic, a group that advocates for a strict interpretation of the U.S. Constitution, asked ...

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Jacobus

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#1 Apr 2, 2010
Note the statement, "Technically the United States is a constitutional republic..."
Key word, Constitutional. The Constitution and especially its Bill of Rights are what have made this country different and worthy of respect for over 200 years. The Constitution makes it a Republic. Without it, the rights of citizens have no protection.
A hundred years ago, any schoolchild would inform you with vigor that we are a Republic, not a Democracy. This is not a matter of semantics or political party labels. It is a matter of holding the Constitution as sacred and not compromising its principles for ANYTHING. Stop educating the next generation to know the difference, and the valuation of the principles will fade and the USA as governed by Constitutional law will disappear.
Is that what we want?
I don't.

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