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11/16/2012 12:21:58 PM
Mike Smith--HSLDA
Sign Petition to Protect Your Special Needs Child

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Sign Petition to Protect Your Special Needs Child

Dear HSLDA Members and Friends:

As HSLDA Founder and Chairman Michael Farris previously indicated,
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=16260we are working all-out with our
allies to halt ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons
with Disabilities, a United Nations treaty that would dictate domestic
law and end traditional parental rights in America, including the
right to homeschool. Wednesday, ParentalRights.org introduced a
petition specifically for those with disabilities, or who are parents
or family members of children with disabilities.

If you suffer a disability or are the family member of a child with
special needs, I urge you to please take a moment to sign the online
petition here http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=16261 .

If you know of others with special needs, make sure they know about
this issue and urge them to sign the petition as well.

If you are not sure whether or not your child or family member
qualifies as a "person with a disability," keep this in mind: the
treaty does not define "disability." If it is conceivable that your
family member could be so designated, then it is conceivable the
parents' rights to make decisions for that child could be relegated to
government bureaucrats through this treaty. If that is the case, we
welcome you to sign the petition
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=16261.

Joni & Friends, a support organization for persons with disabilities
which was founded by Christian speaker, artist, and author Joni
Eareckson Tada, also issued a statement opposing U.S. ratification of
the treaty. You can read that statement from the new petition page or
by clicking here http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=16262.

If you do not have a family member with a disability or special needs,
please do not sign this particular petition - but please pass it on to
those who do. Then, stay alert for more action items in the coming
days and weeks as our efforts continue.

Also, if you are not currently a member of HSLDA, we need you to
partner with us not only to protect American sovereignty by halting
this treaty, but also to ensure that the United Nations Convention on
the Rights of the Child does not become law. The UNCRC is the most
dangerous of all the treaties being advanced by the Obama
administration. Join us today in this fight for freedom by clicking
here. http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=16263


Thank you for supporting parental rights and our work to halt the
ratification of this dangerous treaty.

Sincerely,

Mike Smith
HSLDA President

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More reasons to join HSLDA...
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=1105

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