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Opposition to the Implementation of Critical Race Theory and the 1619 Project




WHEREAS, Critical Race Theory is Marxist in origin but uses race instead of class struggle to achieve its ends;


WHEREAS, Critical Race Theory ignores all the positive aspects of American history and teaches students contempt for their own nation;


WHEREAS, Critical Race Theory is divisive and separates Americans into warring groups of "oppressors" and "victims";


WHEREAS, the New York Times' 1619 Project is blatantly, factually, and historically inaccurate;


WHEREAS, citizens and students should be finding common ground and seeking what unites us, rather than what separates us into factions;


WHEREAS, the Superintendent of Public Instruction has stated that she has no sure way of knowing whether and in which public schools these dangerous ideas are being presented;


BE IT RESOLVED, the Wyoming Republican Party asks that the Governor of Wyoming issue an executive order banning the teaching of Critical Race Theory, and the 1619 Project from all Wyoming public schools and public colleges and universities;


BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, the Wyoming Republican Party asks the Governor of Wyoming to withhold State funding from Wyoming school districts choosing to implement Critical Race Theory and/or curriculum related to the 1619 Project.


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Wyoming Republican Party, 21 Nov 13 SCC

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