Textbooks Are Pro-Islam, Anti-Christian, Texas State Education Board Finds

Saturday, September 25, 2010
By Paul Martin

Textbooks Are Pro-Islam, Anti-Christian, Texas State Education Board Finds

By SARAH NETTER
ABCNews.com

Students in Texas may be getting a glorified view of Islam, according to some state education leaders who are pushing for a resolution that would denounce social studies textbooks as biased against Christianity.

Though the president of conservative-leaning Texas State Board of Education supports the measure as promoting religious equality in schools, faith leaders and activists have condemned the board’s proposal as intolerant and anti-Muslim.

“It’s clearly just an attempt to propagandize the state’s student population against the faith of Islam,” said Ibrahim Hooper, spokesman for the Washington D.C.-based Council on Islamic-American Relations. “Somehow they were getting too rosy a picture of Islam.”

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