Called Unto Liberty, 20th Century Sermons, David O. McKay
Education for citizenship requires more emphasis upon the advantages and blessings of the American Way of Life . . . . why should we not see to it that every child in America is taught the superiority of our Constitution and the sacredness of the freedom of the individual? . . . God and individual freedom are fundamental principles in our glorious Republic, and our obligation is to keep in our schools a reverence for Deity and respect for the dignity of the individual man . . . . I believe that only through a truly educated citizenry can the ideals that inspired the Founding Fathers of our nation be preserved and perpetuated.
Source: David O. McKay, LDS Church News, March 13, 1954. David O. McKay (1873–1970), served as Ninth President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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