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Obama Admin Wants to Deport Christian Homeschoolers

surfdogtambien Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 8:47 PM
Question ; can anyone confirm or refute that other countries in Europe have similar laws that also include fines and jail time if one sends their children out of country for a religious education ?
Marie150 Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 9:59 PM
Michael Farris website. David Barton's wall builders might have something.
Tinsldr2 Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 8:54 PM
Illegal in some and legal in others although many have severe restrictions.

Source is a wiki but the info and sources are documented if you want to look them up individually.

Interesting that most of the Eastern Europe Countries are still more Restrictive.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homeschooling_international_status_and_statistics#Europe
magnetar Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 8:57 PM
leftover from the commie era, same bureaucrats, different label same old stupid thought
Tinsldr2 Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 9:12 PM
True,

Countries like Poland have made great strides since about 1997 when I first was there on a military training exercise, it was one of the first Joint Exercises since the end of the Cold War and before they joined NATO.

But that inherent notion we have, of INDIVIDUAL rights that we are born with and that Gov is not the solution to most problems is just not yet widely held there. They threw off oppression and communism but it will take awhile

For a biblical analogy, the Jews that were slaves in Egypt had to die off completely before they children born in freedom could enter the promised land. This was to ensure that the new country was rooted in freedom. And thus we are taught that it takes a generation for freedom to catch on
Earl29 Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 8:50 PM
I don't know. If they do, they shouldn't.

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...