Team Zero endorses Germany's anti-homeschooling laws.

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  1. Bro. Curtis

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    ....The Romeikes had already been fined and German police once forcibly escorted their five children to school. They were notified that they could ultimately lose custody if they continued to home school.

    The Home School Legal Defense Association is representing the family in their battle to start a new life in the United States – even as the Obama administration seeks to have the evangelical Christian family deported.

    The family was initially granted asylum, but the Department of Justice objected and demanded the Christian family be deported.

    “Attorney General Holder is trying to seek dismissal of this case because he believes that targeting specific groups in the name of tolerance is within the normal legitimate functions of government,” said Michael Farris, chairman of the Home School Legal Defense Association. “This cannot be the ultimate position of the United States without denying the essence of our commitment to liberty.”

    In their latest court briefing, the Justice Department referenced international court rulings that held “parents could not refuse the right to education of a child on the basis of the parents’ convictions, because the child has an independent right to education.”...


    http://townhall.com/columnists/todd...tolerance-trumps-right-to-homeschool-n1633267
     
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    I'm glad my children are grown.
     
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    Why should we educate our children at home when they can be trained by the state?
     
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    I bet my bottom dollar that had a child been gay and that is why they are here, they'd be welcomed with open arms.
     
  5. Robert Snow

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    We home-schooled our children up until high school.
     
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    Poncho, you do understand that this board is fairly home school friendly?
     
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    I'm guessing Poncho was saying that tongue in cheek??
     
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    You would be guessing correct.

    I often wished I had been home schooled instead indoctrinated by the state Squire. It took me forty years to realize everything I had been "taught" was a lie.
     
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