Montana’s attorney general says that Critical Race Theory is racist, creates ‘racial hostility,’ and violates federal and state law

(Standing For Freedom Center) The use of CRT has become extremely controversial across the nation for its emphasis on determining someone’s character and virtue based on their race and skin color, rather than the individual’s choices and actions. As schools have incorporated it into their curriculum and parents become aware of what’s being taught and the impact on their children, there has been a growing pushback.

In response, Montana’s Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen asked the state’s Attorney General Austin Knudsen to weigh in on the debate.

In a 25-page Attorney General’s Opinion (AGO), Knudsen determined that the use of CRT materials violates both state and federal anti-discrimination law, including the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment; Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Article II, Section 4 of the Montana Constitution; and the Montana Human Rights Act.  (Read More)