The Home School Court Report
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September / October 1991
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Cover Stories
Welcome! Neighbors to the North

Pittsburgh Case Cleared for Trial


New HSLDA Staff

America 2000, National Achievement Testing, and Revolution in Education: How is Homeschooling Affected?

Home Schoolers Beat National Averages on Achievment Tests


President’s Corner

Across the States

National Center Reports

Kid’s Success Stories

National Center Reports

Support Religious Freedom

On June 26, 1991, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1991, H.R.2797, was reintroduced in the United States Congress by Representative Stephen Solarz [D-NY]. The RFRA restores the time-honored test protecting the free exercise of religion. That test was eradicated by the United States Supreme Court in a surprise 1990 decision.

H.R.2797 needs and deserves your support. Ninety-eight congressmen had signed as co-sponsors to this legislation as of September 16, 1991; their names are listed below. If you do not see your Congressman listed, write and urge that he/she support the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. If your representative is already a co-sponsor, let him/her know that you are grateful for their support. Although RFRA has not been formally reintroduced in the Senate, letters urging support from Senators are also appropriate.


Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1991 (As of September 18, 1991)

Ackerman Aspin AuCoin Bateman Beilenson Berman Borski Bryant Cardin
Conyers Cox (IL) DeFazio Dellums Dornan (CA) Dreier Dymally Edwards (CA) Emerson
Engel Evans Faleomavaega Fazio Feighan Foglietta Ford (TN) Frost Fuster
Gejdenson Geren Gray Hancock Hochbrueckner Horn Hoyer Hubbard Hughes
Jacobs James Jefferson Johnson (SD) Johnston Jontz Kopetski Kostmayer Lagomarsino
Lantos Leach Lehman (FL) Lent Levine (CA) Lewis (GA) Long Lowey (NY) Machtley
Markey Martinez Matsui McMillen (MD) Miller (WA) Mineta Moody Mrazek Neal (NC)
Owens (NY) Owens (UT) Patterson Pease Pelosi Price Ravenel Roybal Scheuer
Schiff Schroeder Schumer Shays Slattery Slaughter (NY) Smith (FL) Smith (TX) Spratt
Stallings Stark Stokes Studds Swett Torricelli Towns Traficant Unsoeld
Vento Weiss Wheat Wise Wolpe Wyden Yates Zimmer