The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against the Romeike family who sought asylum in the United States due to Germany’s ban on homeschooling.
Tag: Home School Legal Defense Association
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I read an article written by Michael Farris, the founder and chair of HSLDA – the Home School Legal Defense Association. In it he discussed the case made by government lawyers representing Attorney General Eric Holder during the court hearing for the Romeike family. You may remember the Romeike’s sought political asylum in the United [...]
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has scheduled a vote on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities treaty this week.
Nobert Blum, former German Minister of Labor and member of the German CDU Party said homeschooling is a healthy response to Germany’s state school monopoly.
I’ve been very critical of him before, but I have to give him kudos here. In a letter sent to Michael Farris, chairman of the Home School Legal Defense Association Mitt Romney pledged not to support or sign the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child. He wrote: Thank you for contacting me on [...]
Shane Vander Hart says not only were President Obama’s education proposals in his State of the Union address unconstitutional, they are historically unprecedented and reveal his lust for power.
Rick Santorum on the eve of the South Carolina Primary saw a surge in endorsements from national and local social conservative leaders and activists.
Iowa State Senator Bill Dix (R-Shell Rock) is moving to amend a homeschool friendly bill (as amended in its current form), SF 423, to also include independent private instruction language from HF 588. Bill Gustoff, the legislative liaison for NICHE (Network of Iowa Christian Home Educators) and Scott Woodruff from HSLDA (Home School Legal Defense [...]
(Purcellville, VA) The New Hampshire Supreme Court ruled today in favor of a divorced father who wanted his previously homeschooled daughter enrolled in public school. In the contentious case, Matter of Kurowski, the court confined itself to the facts and circumstances of the case holding that the trial court did not exceed its "discretion" when [...]
Over 800 homeschoolers brought together by the Network of Iowa Christian Home Educators (NICHE) descended on the Iowa Capitol Building yesterday to meet with their legislators, hear from gubernatorial candidates, and hear Michael Farris speak on preserving parental rights. Dr. Farris is the chairman of the Home School Legal Defense Association, the founder of ParentalRights.org, [...]
There is another set of concerns about the health care that I haven’t really seen discussed much (probably because its a 1,000 pages plus long and there is a lot to discuss). The Home School Legal Defense Association did take note of how H.R. 3200 or “America’s Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009” In a [...]