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Obama Justice Department Fighting to Deport Christian Homeschooling Family Seeking Asylum
Christian News ^ | March 6, 2013 | Heather Clark

Posted on 03/06/2013 2:45:19 PM PST by sergeantdave

The U.S. Justice Department is fighting in court against a German family that came to America to homeschool their children.

Uwe and Hannelore Romeike fled to the United States in 2008 after German authorities demanded that they stop homeschooling their six children. Homeschooling was made illegal in the country in 1938 under the dictatorship of Adolph Hitler, and the law has never been repealed, but rather strengthened. In 2007, the German Supreme Court ruled that the country’s mandate that children be sent to public school is necessary to “counteract the development of religious and philosophically motivated parallel societies.”


TOPICS: Religion & Politics
KEYWORDS: christian; deport; deportationpolicy; education; ericholder; evildoers; germany; homeschool; kenyanbornmuzzie; obama

1 posted on 03/06/2013 2:45:26 PM PST by sergeantdave
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To: sergeantdave

Here’s the link:

http://christiannews.net/2013/03/06/obama-justice-department-fighting-to-deport-christian-homeschooling-family-seeking-asylum/


2 posted on 03/06/2013 2:47:13 PM PST by sergeantdave
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To: sergeantdave

Doesn’t Germany have a version of Janet Reno who could have just burned the kid’s house down?


3 posted on 03/06/2013 2:48:59 PM PST by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: sergeantdave

So I see the thousands of illegals held on crimanal backgrounds being released as a matter of budget cuts does not include the 50 cents for a stamp to allow these to stay?


4 posted on 03/06/2013 2:54:00 PM PST by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: sergeantdave

Thank you for this post. We need to do all we can to help this family.


5 posted on 03/06/2013 2:58:54 PM PST by Amberdawn
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To: sergeantdave

He wouldn’t do this if it was a Muslim homeschooler. But, then, that’s pretty much an impossibility—Islam is a strictly hierarchical cult.


6 posted on 03/06/2013 3:02:01 PM PST by Pearls Before Swine
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To: sergeantdave

I remember reading about this family when it happened. Why on earth will U.S. fight to deport this family and set illegals that have committed violent crimes free? Probably because they are planning on making homeschooling illegal here, wouldn’t want to be outdone by Hitler.


7 posted on 03/06/2013 3:10:58 PM PST by Rusty0604
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To: sergeantdave; All

Here is the meaning of BO’s position on the German homeschool family and what it means for American homeschoolers:

http://hslda.org/docs/news/2013/201302110.asp

This is from the Home School Legal Defense Association - the bane of leftist mind-controllers everywhere.


8 posted on 03/06/2013 3:17:15 PM PST by WorkingClassFilth
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To: sergeantdave

Whenever a normal person criticizes his co-religionists he condemns them. Whenever there’s a disaster in a non-European country, the money is there in a short time.
Whenever his co-religionists attack a Christian, there’s no reaction in the white house.
He put a man in jail for being accused of making a video that insulted his co-religionists.
He willingly allowed his co-religionists to murder Americans in Benghazi.
When an American soldier kills one of his co-religionists’ civilians, he puts the man in jail.
When one of his co-religionists murders Americans, he is quickly forgiven.
The Fort Hood murderer is not on death row.
The video guy is in jail.

He gives no asylum to Christians being persecuted by his co-religionists.

Conclusion: obvious.


9 posted on 03/06/2013 3:18:21 PM PST by I want the USA back (Ask me my opinion.)
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To: Amberdawn

“We need to do all we can to help this family.”

Maybe it’s time to set up an underground railroad to aid political prisoners.


10 posted on 03/06/2013 3:18:45 PM PST by sergeantdave
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To: sergeantdave

“In 2007, the German Supreme Court ruled that the country’s mandate that children be sent to public school is necessary to “counteract the development of religious and philosophically motivated parallel societies.””

Now there’s a problem right there with Muslim’s, and their Caliphate. Germany as the U.S.A has their existing Constitution, and the Muslim’s in effort to literally take over the World are trying to move in, and move out that existing Constitution with sheer numbers of their own, or by abusing the laws of that Constitution for their benefit.

What to do? I know, but will it be done?


11 posted on 03/06/2013 3:23:06 PM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: sergeantdave

Interesting idea. Many others probably feel the same.


12 posted on 03/06/2013 3:25:14 PM PST by WorkingClassFilth
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To: sergeantdave
Homeschooling was made illegal in the country in 1938 under the dictatorship of Adolph Hitler

Where's the picture of the "Not this crap again" guy?

Compulsory schooling has been around in Germany (or in one of the multitude of states that made up Germany back in the day) since 1592 (Pfalz-Zweibrücken). Last predating the Nazis it was codified in the 1919 constitution of the Weimar Republic. Looks like even back in the 16th century folks figured out that a well-educated citizenry is a good thing.

Of course linking it to Hitler makes it soooo much more dramatic. As I've opined before, there are plenty of alternatives to state schools in Germany and the Romeikats are activist attention-whores. JMHO.

13 posted on 03/06/2013 3:34:09 PM PST by Moltke ("I am Dr. Sonderborg," he said, "and I don't want any nonsense.")
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To: sergeantdave

14 posted on 03/06/2013 4:06:06 PM PST by Bon mots (Abu Ghraib: 47 Times on the front page of the NY Times | Benghazi: 2 Times)
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To: Moltke
Compulsory schooling has been around in Germany (or in one of the multitude of states that made up Germany back in the day) since 1592 (Pfalz-Zweibrücken). Last predating the Nazis it was codified in the 1919 constitution of the Weimar Republic. Looks like even back in the 16th century folks figured out that a well-educated citizenry is a good thing.

Two things:

1) Having public education provided for by law is not the same thing as outlawing homeschooling. So, do you have definitive information that homeschooling was specifically outlawed before Hitler, or not?

2) Assuming that a public school education is equivalent to creating a "well-educated citizenry" is not just fallacious - it's asinine. All you have to do is look at the level of education of your average public school kid in the USA vs. back when they were educated privately in one room school houses. The products of public school now can graduate borderline illiterate. Heck, graduates of universities today can be borderline illiterate. Why? Because at some point, a government-run school becomes less about educating the next generation and more about indoctrinating them. Would a government-run school ever allow any curriculum that might interfere with the citizenry's unquestioning acceptance of the government's power? I think you can figure out the answer to that question.
15 posted on 03/06/2013 4:08:34 PM PST by fr_freak
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To: sergeantdave

Not a bad idea.....


16 posted on 03/06/2013 4:24:43 PM PST by Amberdawn
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To: WXRGina

ping


17 posted on 03/06/2013 6:26:44 PM PST by logitech (Who's here so vile, that will not love his country? If any speak, for him I have offended)
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To: fr_freak
1) Having public education provided for by law is not the same thing as outlawing homeschooling. So, do you have definitive information that homeschooling was specifically outlawed before Hitler, or not?

Question to you: Have read the law in question? (No use arguing about hearsay or what some agenda-driven writer claims.)

I have, and guess what? The writer of the article is flat out lying! The law contains no language whatsoever that outlaws homeschooling.

In fact, the law expressly allowed schooling other than by state schools:

§ 5. Erfüllung der Volksschulpflicht. (1) Zum Besuch der Volksschule sind alle Kinder verpflichtet, soweit nicht für ihre Erziehung und Unterweisung in anderer Weise ausreichend gesorgt ist.

Rough translation: All children shall attend primary school, unless their education is sufficiently provided for by other means.

Link to the full text of the law: http://www.verfassungen.de/de/de33-45/schulpflicht38.htm

The text is in German obviously, but you can run it through the Google translator or somesuch.

Note also that the compulsory schooling expressly concerns only primary school - grades 1 to 4. Secondary schooling was not compulsory under that law.

Lesson: Don't believe everything you read on the internet. Especially when written by people with an agenda, who will just lie if it suits their purposes.

18 posted on 03/07/2013 10:35:23 AM PST by Moltke ("I am Dr. Sonderborg," he said, "and I don't want any nonsense.")
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To: fr_freak
Slight correction:

Question to you: Have read the law in question?

Should be: Question to you: Have you read the law in question?

19 posted on 03/07/2013 10:45:59 AM PST by Moltke ("I am Dr. Sonderborg," he said, "and I don't want any nonsense.")
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To: Moltke
In fact, the law expressly allowed schooling other than by state schools:

OK, great. Now if you'll explain two things to me, please:

1) Why were these people prosecuted by the German government for homeschooling?

2) Why were you claiming that homeschooling has been illegal since way before Hitler?
20 posted on 03/07/2013 11:11:56 AM PST by fr_freak
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1) Why were these people prosecuted by the German government for homeschooling?

Obviously because they were incapable of providing adequate schooling to their children. Duh!

2) Why were you claiming that homeschooling has been illegal since way before Hitler?

Uh, I made no such claim. In fact, you are turning your previous claim on its head.

But go on and keep ignoring the 800 pound gorilla in the room, that the posted article is nothing more than an outright lie. You seem to have a problem with FACTS.

I'll leave it to the casual reader to decide what that makes you.

21 posted on 03/07/2013 11:53:24 AM PST by Moltke ("I am Dr. Sonderborg," he said, "and I don't want any nonsense.")
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To: Moltke

Wow, you seem to be having difficulty keeping track of who said what to whom. Either go back and re-read what you posted and what I posted, so that you have your head on straight, or just keep your non-linear jumbled thinking to yourself.


22 posted on 03/07/2013 2:24:03 PM PST by fr_freak
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