Posted on July 15, 2021

Sen. Tom Cotton Launches Bill to Defund Critical Race Theory

Susan Berry, Breitbart, July 14, 2021

U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) introduced legislation Wednesday that would prohibit federal funds from being distributed to K-12 schools that endorse Critical Race Theory and to colleges and universities that compel faculty and students to adopt the Marxist ideology’s tenets.

“Critical Race Theory teaches people to obsess over race and to believe that America is an evil, oppressive place,” Cotton said in a press statement. “Federal funds should not be used to support activists in schools who want to teach our kids to hate each other and their country.”

Known as the Stop CRT Act, the bill would also codify former President Donald Trump’s executive order on race and sex discrimination, one that was expanded to include a ban on teaching or training that one race or sex is superior, that America is fundamentally racist, and that one race is inherently racist and oppressive while others are victims.


Rep. Dan Bishop (R-NC) introduced the companion bill in the House of Representatives.

“Critical Race Theory (CRT) is nothing more than state-sanctioned racism,” Bishop asserted {snip}