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...]