NJ Demz Say "No" To Declaration....

John blueoval at SGI.NET
Sun Oct 22 12:09:36 MDT 2000

NJ Democrats Ban Declaration of Independence

"'We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal,
that they are endowed by their creator with certain inalienable rights, that
among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. That to secure
these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their just
powers from the consent of the governed.'

"Well, the New Jersey legislature had a little bill before it that would
have required schoolchildren in New Jersey to recite those words--the
opening passage of the Declaration of Independence--at the start of each
school day.  This would follow a recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.  It
didn't pass.  It didn't pass because New Jersey Democrats didn't like it.
The Wall Street Journal tells us that not one Democrat voted for the
measure.  The Democrats found it 'too anti-black, anti-women and too
pro-God.' ... How pathetic.  And how predictable that New Jersey's
Democratic assemblymen would want to divorce their state's schoolchildren
from the founding principles of individual liberty and the true role of

- Boortz.com, 10/12/00

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