In his second edition of The Jefferson Lies, David Barton provides a lengthy critique of our work in Getting Jefferson Right: Fact Checking Claims about Our Third President. We intend to use that material in our own second edition which I hope to publish sometime in 2016. In response to Barton’s new edition, I am going…

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UPDATE: David Barton made many of the same defenses in his World Magazine article dated January 22, 2013. Barton concluded: Simply put, Jefferson did not have the financial resources necessary to free his 260 slaves. In these three articles about Jefferson and slavery we anticipate and address the rebuttal Barton offered in his World article. Barton claims…

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By Michael Coulter & Warren Throckmorton UPDATE: David Barton made many of the same defenses in his World Magazine article dated January 22, 2013. Barton concluded: Simply put, Jefferson did not have the financial resources necessary to free his 260 slaves. In these three articles about Jefferson and slavery we anticipate and address the rebuttal Barton offered in…

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