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Obama Admin Wants to Deport Christian Homeschoolers

HomeschoolEducator Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 11:01 PM
It seems to me that the president does not understand the choice to educate your children as a fundamental human right. Unless, of course, you are choosing to educate your children through the public indoctrination system. In which case, you are free to choose all you want. Of course, it's not good enough for his girls to attend, but, hey, if you think you make the rules, then you certainly don't have to apply them to yourself.
Tinsldr2 Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 11:10 PM
Reposting relevant court cases you probably know:

The only U. S. Supreme Court case that has ever decided any case involving home teaching is Wisconsin v. Yoder. Decided in 1972, it involved a group of Amish who challenged the compulsory attendance laws of their state.
The SC ruled in that case, that the religious freedom allowed the Amish to home school.


In the Cases of Meyer v. Nebraska and Farrington v. Tokushige, U.S. Supreme Court cases of the 1920s, the fundamental right of parents to direct the education of their children was established

It is 100% religious persecution these people are fleeing from in Germany where they are denied their fundamental rights. We have a LONG History of granting asylum for those being persecuted

The Romeike family fled their German homeland in 2008 seeking political asylum in the United States – where they hoped to home school their children. Instead, the Obama administration wants the evangelical Christian family deported.

The fate of Uwe and Hannelore Romeikie – along with their six children – now rests with the Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals – after the Dept. of Homeland Security said they don’t deserve asylum.

Neither the Justice Dept. nor the Dept. of Homeland Security returned calls seeking comment.

“The Obama administration is basically saying there is no right to home school anywhere,” said Michael...