In one of the most infamous moments in US history, Democratic Alabama Governor George Wallace stood in the schoolhouse doors to block black kids from getting a good education. It was June 11, 1963.
On the 60th anniversary of that shameful moment, Democrat elected officials and the teachers’ unions that have become one of their most powerful constituencies are going all-out to block school choice. They are once again standing in schoolhouse doors, this time to block lower-income families — many of whom are black and Hispanic — from having the ability to choose schools that work for them.
This is the civil rights fight of our time.
Here is one version of an ad we are running against the opponents of school choice: