Mr. Godwin, call your office. We’ve got a live one. Colin Gunn, a homeschooling advocate who made a documentary called “IndoctriNation: Public Schools and the Decline of Christianity in America,” went on a radio show recently and said that public school “indoctrination” is just like the Nazis creating the Hitler Youth. Oh, and they’re mentally molesting children:
Gunn: Draw a parallel between Nazi Germany where you have an authoritarian government that took over the whole nation, partially through the youth movement by co-opting all of the youth movement into the Hitler Youth, and therefore indoctrinating them into the class of this unbelief and this idolatry of the state. And so sadly that’s what we’re seeing very much today and we wonder why, why can’t people understand the abortion issue or these other issues that are political—well it’s because they’ve been indoctrinated. And we really can’t fix any political issue until we fix the public school system, controlling the future of America by controlling the hearts and minds of all the children that are sent there.
And the host of the who, Vic Eliason of Christian Youth America, said that teaching kids about evolution and other things the wingnuts don’t like is mental molestation:
Eliason: Right now the news is a blare with a man who molested children, and he’s going to prison for the rest of his life. That’s physical molestation. But folks, there is mental molestation going on in the public school, and the people are getting by scot-free. And I’m not criticizing many fine Christian teachers who are trying to do their very best as they are employed in the public schools, but the molestation is a philosophy that is being pushed over all that literally is a molestation of the mind and nobody has a penalty for that.
You know who else breathed air? Hitler.