Recently, the Institute on the Constitution used a video of an unidentified teacher to claim they had established another American club in a public school. (See below) Post by Institute on the Constitution.More recently, the IOTC posted a better produced video of the same teacher (an intervention specialist at Logan High School) and a student discussing how easy it is to start an American club in the public school. Post by Institute on the Constitution.As it turns out, the … [Read more...]
The Institute on the Constitution is a pro-Confederacy, Christian reconstructionist organization based in Pasadena, MD. Recently, they have promoted clubs in high schools and colleges called American Clubs. IOTC makes the ACs sound like an all-American enterprise but the presentations promote the merger of Christian reconstructionist religious views and civil government. Peroutka teaches that any law not in line with the Bible is not a real law. IOTC also promotes nullification which proposes … [Read more...]
Last week, I reported that the Institute on the Constitution had visited Calvin College in late April. According the IOTC Facebook page, Peroutka spoke to an American Club on Calvin's campus. Because the existence of such a student group at Calvin did not ring true, I asked Calvin College about it. As I suspected, Calvin does not have an approved American Club on campus.Bob Crow, Dean of Student Development, informed me that the Institute on the Constitution's Director … [Read more...]
Institute on the Constitution Promotes Indoctrination of Students; Calvin College Has an American Club?
At least that is what this Institute on the Constitution's Facebook post says:Founder of the neo-Confederate Institute on the Constitution, Michael Peroutka, is here speaking to high school students in Hudsonville, MI. Watch the video below: Post by Institute on the Constitution. Post by Institute on the Constitution.Peroutka tells the students that the American view is based on a biblical view of law and government. He then sets up a straw man by … [Read more...]
American Clubs Bring Neo-Confederate Institute on the Constitution to Public Schools; Liberty Counsel to Assist
The neo-Confederate Institute on the Constitution wants to come to a school near you.The IOTC is actively pushing "American Clubs" with materials on their website designed to help students get a club started. Late last year, IOTC was featured at an American Club meeting at Spanish River High School in FL. In the photo to the left, IOTC founder and former board member of the white separatist group the League of the South Michael Peroutka speaks to high school students at Spanish River about t … [Read more...]