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Obama Admin Wants to Deport Christian Homeschoolers

Tinsldr2 Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 8:32 PM
magnetar Wrote: 2 minutes ago (8:21 PM) last time I did check the schooling part was left up to the states, powers not specifically granted to the feds, belong to the states and their citizens ........................ Last time I checked "The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people." Fundamental rights no more come from a "state gov" then they do a Federal Gov. While educating children is certainly important enough that a STATE should provide it to the children of parents that do not otherwise wish to educate their children, the RIGHT of the parents to educate their children themselves is fundamental.
Tinsldr2 Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 8:32 PM
In 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.
magnetar Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 8:39 PM
great, I like it because I teach at home, no law will stop me either, not when it comes to my children
Earl29 Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 8:54 PM
Entiendo, magnetar. I'm learning one Spanish verb each week.

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...