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Homeschool Lobbyists – Watching the Walls of Texas

 

The Watchmen take their name from Isaiah 62:6, “On your walls, O Jerusalem, I have set watchmen; all the day and all the night they shall never be silent”.

This new kind of lobbyist has proven to be a passionate and capable watchman to guard the walls of our fundamental stronghold of freedom: the family.

Bright Spots: Homeschool Students Excel in Moot Court

Heart racing, your pulse beats in your ears. Taking a deep breath, you sigh and let it out again. Scanning over the papers in your hands, you check them just to make sure you’ve got everything. To your left paces your teammate, reciting out loud important facts about the case. A door opens behind you and your mentor walks in. It’s time! You take a couple deep breaths, straighten your suit, and walk confidently into the court room.

Made in Heaven | Studing God's Amazing Design with Ray Comfort

 

The Bible tells us that “in the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.” This week on Home School Heartbeat, Ray Comfort, co-author of the book Made in Heaven: Man’s Indiscriminate Stealing of God’s Amazing Design, shares with host Mike Smith how man has imitated God’s creation.

 

Today Is the Nat'l. Day of Prayer and Holocaust Remembrance Day

 

One of the greatest privileges we have is to pray -- to bring our praises and petitions before our loving and merciful God.  And when we homeschool, we have many opportunities throughout the day to teach our children what it means to pray.

 

The Battle is Not Over Yet : Will You Stand for the Romeikes?

We can't thank you all enough for signing and spreading the word about the Romeike petition! We've reached, and gone past, our goal of 100,000 signatures!

The Romeikes, along with more than 100,000 signers, agree on one thing: Parents should have the freedom to decide on their children's education. Will you add your voice to theirs? We want to send a loud and clear message to the White House by showing that we stand with hundreds of thousands in support for the Romeike family.

Light It Up Blue - World Autism Awareness Day

 

 

April 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day, and to celebrate, thousands of people are coming together to “Light It Up Blue”. Find out more at www.autismspeaks.org.

 

 

 

The U.S. Government Wants to Deport This Family | You Can Help Keep Them Here!

 

Uwe and Hannelore Romeike were persecuted for homeschooling in Germany. They fled to the United States after facing exorbitant fines, forcible removal of their children, and possible imprisonment. The Romeikes were granted political asylum. The U.S. government appealed and the Board of Immigration Appeals reversed, ordering the Romeikes to be deported. HSLDA is appealing their case to the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. Oral arguments are scheduled for April 23, 2013.

"I Am Just One Man", The Wunderlich's Fight for the Freedom to Homeschool

Judge: Homeschooling “Damages” Kids

     Arguing that homeschooling is an abuse of parental authority and that it damages children, a German district court in Darmstadt transferred the custody rights of Dirk and Petra Wunderlich’s four children to the Juhendamt, Germany’s child protective agency.

Persecuted Homeschoolers Catch A Glimpse of Hope in Global Gathering

The story of Juergen and Rosemary Dudek is one of continuous oppression---the powerful resources of a state against one family. Suffering loss after loss at the hands of trial courts because of their diligence in homeschooling eight children over eight years in the Federal Public of Germany (where homeschooling is essentially illegal), the Dudeks now await a ruling from the country’s supreme constitutional court.

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