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Supreme Court Orders Obama Admin to Respond to Christian Homeschooling Family’s Appeal

The United States Supreme Court has ordered Attorney General Eric Holder and Department of Justice to respond to a petition to appeal from a Christian homeschooling family that is fighting deportation to their homeland of Germany. As previously reported, Ewe and Hannelore Romeike have been battling the matter in the courts for several years while continuing to raise their six children in rural Tennessee. The Romeike family fled to the United States in 2008 after German authorities demanded that they stop homeschooling in violation of national law. 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was made illegal in the country in 1938 under the dictatorship of Adolph Hitler, and the law has never been repealed, but rather strengthened.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.” German officials have been cracking down on families that keep their sons and daughters at home, and have threatened them with fines, imprisonment and even the removal of the children from the household. The Romeike children were taken from their parents for a time before fleeing to the United States for refuge

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One Comment on “Supreme Court Orders Obama Admin to Respond to Christian Homeschooling Family’s Appeal”

  1. alice michael November 25, 2013 at 3:41 am #

    leave this family alone. they are doing what is best for there children. god bless them

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