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Obama Admin Wants to Deport Christian Homeschoolers

Ronald484 Wrote: Mar 06, 2013 6:47 AM
Is this not precisely what the Pilgrims sought in fleeing European state mandated religious conformity, as well as the Quakers and other groups who came here? Isn't this the whole reason for the free exercise clause of the first amendment. Perhaps we have not been perfect in our tolerance of the first amendment, but it is an ideal that our government has generally strived to uphold. Those were the ideals of the Founders, but then they have become passe to these "forward- thinking" progressives.

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...