Day By Day© by Chris Muir.

Tuesday, February 01, 2005

Once again we see the product of an out-of-control educational establishment:
It turns out the First Amendment is a second-rate issue to many of those nearing their own adult independence, according to a study of high school attitudes released Monday.

The original amendment to the Constitution is the cornerstone of the way of life in the United States, promising citizens the freedoms of religion, speech, press and assembly.

Yet, when told of the exact text of the First Amendment, more than one in three high school students said it goes "too far" in the rights it guarantees. Only half of the students said newspapers should be allowed to publish freely without government approval of stories.
This is extremely frightening. The young people in this country couldn't care less about the freedoms that young men and women have fought and died to protect. This does not bode well for our nation. Click here to read the rest of the article.

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