Skip to comments.A Freeper's Observation:Judges Gone Bad
Posted on 12/19/2007 4:54:13 AM PST by E.G.C.
I want to address what clearly is an example of outrageous judicial conduct that I came across earlier this week.
As I'm sure many of you are well aware, judicial activism is a major problem that is plaging many parts of the country. This issue has been addressed numerous times by people like former U.S. Congreeman Tom Delay.
Unfortunately, rather than face the issue and examine some solutions to this problem many people like Sandra Day O'Connor and U.S. Congress people David Obey and Nancy Pelosi choose to shoot the messegner. Unless this issue is addressed and taken care of there will be many cases of civil disobedience as there is simply no way people are going to accept any kind of authority from judges who choose to allow personal policy preferences to take priority over the U.S. Constitution as is the case here.
This case takes us to the state of Utah, where homeschooling is legal. Here is the link to the story. A home-schooling mom had been homeschooling her kids for nearly a decade. But apparently, what happened was the local school district misplaced her homeschooling document that she faxed.
As a reseult charges were filed against her. When she went to have the charges dismissed, she was suddenly presented with four counts of failure to comply with the state's compulsory education requirement.
Her attorney reached a plea agreement with the prosecutor. The agreement was however rejected by the presiding judge who ordered her to enroll her kids in the public school system. Saying "Homeschooling was a failure".
Now, here are my thoughts on the subject.
This judge is treading on very dangerously thin ice with this dumb, stupid, idiotic and short-sighted decision. He seems to have this short sighted vision of of his region, Carbon, Emery, Grand and San Juan Counties Utah becoming a Jesus-free secular-progressive zone where everyone thinks like him and he seems bound and determined to missue and abuse his judicial powers to see this through. What he is doing however is inviting scorn and ridicule to his part of the country with this short-sighted action.
There is simply no way America is going to become a secular-progressive groupthink nation. Christian and conservative kids are not going to take orders or accept any kind of authority from a non-believing authoritian. They will simply choose to rebel against this kind of authority.
The reason the home-schooling mom choose homeschooling over public schools is because of her objections over the public schools anti-Christian worldview. What is wrong with wanting to raise kids with different worldviews than the secular-progressives and non-believers?
I can tell you that if this judge pulled this kind of a stunt here in Oklahoma, he'd have his you-know-what run out of town. What he did here was criminal and he needs to be thrown off the bench.
As of this morning there is now an ongoing review of this short-sighted action. Here is the update to this story. Until this region cleans up it's act, throws this judge off the bench and starts recoginizing the rights of the home-schooling mom to homeschool her kids I would strongly a travel and economic boycott of this four county region of Utah. This woman derserves better than this.
And, people wonder why there's so much animosity towards people in black robes. May I suggest to all the Sandra Day O'Connor types who have a problem with people like myself addressing the issue of judicial activism that before you go to shooting off your big fat mouth and resort to this shoot the messenger mentality that you take the time to see what is wrong with people like this judge, your colleagues and think a way that this issue can be addressed so it no longer becomes a problem anymore.
I really can’t believe the school and the courts would pursue the case if it really hinged on a single misplaced fax. As if she couldn’t send in a second fax or the school send a request for another rather than take it to court. No, I highly suspect there’s more to the story.
Thanks for the comment, Mtbopfuyn.
This thread has been bookmarked to my profile page. People need to take a good look at this.
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