August 23, 2014



High School AP History Book Rewrites 2nd Amendment

September 16, 2013

Photo by Sean Getts

It is our duty to stop stuff like this.

Guyer High School (and obviously several others) are complicit in attempting to condition students to interpret the 2nd Amendment in a clearly opposite manner in which it was intended.

This textbook, currently being used by Guyer High School, is attempting to redefine the Second Amendment to impressionable young minds. Parents, you must speak up and demand action. Investigate your child’s history book ASAP, and post more pictures in the comments below. Call your school and demand that revisionist history books like this are removed from the school district.

Textbook version: “The people have a right to keep and bear arms in a state militia.”

Actual 2nd Amendment: “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.”

High School AP History Book Rewrites 2nd Amendment [continued]




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  • LetsTryLibertyAgain

    With the advent of Common Core slithering its way through our nationalized education system, expect more of this sort of propaganda impersonating education.

    This is worth making a stink about at your local school board. Even if you don’t have school aged children, if you pay taxes to educate children, you have the responsibility to make sure your tax dollars are not being used to intentionally lie to students to advance a political agenda.

  • texaschris

    Ministry of Truth, 1984 is calling…

  • Herb

    The fact is, liberal communists have completely destroyed this once free nation when they took control of the education of our youth. The nationalized dept. of education is an abomination and should be immediately dismantled, along with the dozens of other unconstitutional septs running our country into the ground.

  • FloridaBorne

    Another good advertisement for home schooling.

  • Another Guest

    Somebody needs to sue whoever published this false information,and make them reprint it as written in the bill of rights.

    • stew redmen

      That’s right!
      You have a right to your opinion, and your free speech of it, but what you do not have a right to do is defraud people.

      Selling history books carries a certain amount of responsibility, charging people for this information means they have a responsibility to make sure that information is good/correct, and
      if it’s not, the buyer did not get what they were paying for, simple as that.

      Clearly this is a grossly faults narrative of A2, so there can be no question as to it being intentional. They should have to pay damages for every book sold, AND replace said books with replacement rewrites.

      That would put a huge deterrent for the next jokers thinking about making up their own history and passing it along as factual.

      • Matt

        Dittos to Stew, right on!

    • Art Davis

      What publisher? They have the book in their hand.

      • Another Guest

        Yes,and if you look in that book,you will see who published it.

  • shawnwade

    I want this books publisher information now!

    • Tara

      Publisher: Amsco School Publications; 2nd Revised edition (2010)
      ISBN-10: 1567656609
      ISBN-13: 978-1567656602

  • Charlotte Juett

    They will rewrite the rest of the amendments as well, until no one remembers what the Bill of Rights actually said.

  • bennettc

    If you live in that area, run for School Board and fix the problem. Leaving it to “other people” will lead to this every time. The thing is that Conservatives mostly just want to be left alone (Notice I didn’t say Republicans). The left wants to change the world and is fully willing to engage in this sort of behavior, chipping away, for decades.

  • robertsgt40

    “Falsification of history has done more to impede human development than any single thing known to mankind” Rousseau–18yh century French writer

  • ScottB

    The original punctuation did not have the first and third commas (which are ungrammatical and serve no purpose other than to muddy the original meaning; historians have yet to determine when or why they were added). Original wording: “A well regulated Militia being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms shall not be infringed.”
    Which means that BECAUSE the government has a militia at its disposal (which could be misused as a police force, precisely WHAT the Colonies had just fought and won a war of independence over), the people’s right to remain armed must not be interfered with (precisely HOW the colonists won their freedom against armed and well regulated troops).

  • ctlovesnathanhale

    From what I can see in the photo, the rest of the list is BS too!

  • cgb

    Don’t call your school to make demands. Sue the principals, teachers, school board members etc, the actual men and women holding these positions. Quantify and express the injury caused by their propaganda and demand remedy in the form of an affidavit. Force a retraction and correction don’t just demand it.

    • Bisley

      This is a result of leftist morons in state governments. In the states I am aware of, textbooks, to be used in public schools, must be chosen from a list of approved books selected by state education officials. State education bureaucracies need to be purged, or shut down. Much of the curriculum requirements, zero-tolerance policies and other insane school rules are promulgated by state-level education bureaucracy and imposed on all schools in their jurisdiction. While some of this garbage is the the result of local school boards and administrators and more is imposed as a condition for receiving federal money, the primary control of public schools is by state government. How is it that no one knows who these people are, or what they’re doing, or holds them accountable for their actions? Heads need to roll, if we can find out who’s heads.

      • D3ad M3553nG3r

        Cgb.. how about doing all of the above?

  • Faust

    ANIMAL FARM.

  • Faust

    American “history” books have ALWAYS been comprised of–often malicious–lies.

    • Bisley

      Yes, but they’ve really been going at it hard in recent times, in the effort to train a socialist nation.

  • R.Young

    Yes all of History must be rewritten to be Politically Correct, the idea of history is not to represent the actual facts, but as the REGIME wishes!

  • dave

    Here’s what it really says: A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.

  • Big M

    So why are you just bitching and moaning about the Second? As somebody else pointed out below, every single one that you can see in the photo has been reworded.

  • Art Davis

    Who was the publisher? There’s only one photo on the web.

  • 4th amendment

    They did a poor job on the 4th amendment in the picture.

  • BKnox

    For everybody pointing out that a few other amendments have been “reworded,” I encourage you to read the sentence above the 1st amendment. Those are all summaries of the rights guaranteed however the second amendment has been summarized, without a doubt, WRONG.

  • James

    This is nothing new. The Liberals have been rewriting history for years and they have been doing the same thing to our school books. It is their plan to push their socialist agenda into our government. They have rewritten Hackberry Finn as to be two queers to forward the homosexual cause. When that
    did not work they tried to ban the book based on race because the character was called Niger Tom in the book.

    The problem is that school books are very expensive and no one really checks them before the school purchases them. Many times schools are given kickbacks if they purchase certain books from the publishers and we all know schools will do anything for more money. I believe that many of these
    schools know that the text books are wrong, but take them anyway because the publisher offers them a deal. After all after a book is published you cannot go back and change the mistakes. You have to print all new books and that is expensive.

  • daveinmaine22

    Not a textbook. A cram guide for preparing for the AP US History test. Everything is simplified and paraphrased.. If you actually read the book none of the amendments are presented verbatim and clearly students are not intended to think this is the verbatim text.

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  • Rex

    Yea, even with the guys finger in the way, I can tell the rest have been given a much more “statist friendly” “summary”

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