And finally… Montezuma’s revenge

A group of parents are suing California over schools’ “promotion” of Aztec gods and deities who were once honoured with human sacrifice.

Part of a new model curriculum on ethnic studies invites pupils to chant about Tezkatlipoka, Quetzalkoatl, Huitzilopochtli, and Xipe Totek.

It says “chants, proverbs and affirmations” can be used to “bring the class together, build unity around ethnic studies principles and values, and to reinvigorate the class”.

Attorney Paul Jonna, partner at LiMandri & Jonna LLP and Thomas More Society special counsel, told Fox News: “Our clients are not opposed to having students learn about different cultures and religions, including the practices of the Aztecs.

“But the California State Board of Education’s approved ethnic studies model curriculum goes far beyond that by directing students to pray to Aztec deities. This portion of the ethnic studies model curriculum is not only offensive, but blatantly unconstitutional.”

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