German Homeschooling Case Highlights Questions about Persecution, Asylum

Were the Romeikes persecuted? If so, should the U.S. have granted asylum?

Home the Romeikes left in Bissingen, Germany. (Courtesy of Family)

(Morning Star News) – Should a family educating their children at home out of faith-based conviction in a country where homeschooling is illegal be able to claim asylum in the United States on grounds of religious persecution? For Uwe and Hannelore Romeike of Germany, who arrived in the United States in 2008, the question hovered […]

European Effort to Control Unofficial Religious Groups, Homeschooling Disarmed

Resolutions to ‘protect minors’ violate state neutrality on religion, parental rights, opponents say.

Palace of Europe, headquarters of Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France. (Wikipedia)

(Morning Star News) – Opponents of a European initiative paving the way for governments to rule on the legitimacy of religious groups and reduce homeschooling rights – thus laying the groundwork for potential persecution of Christians – won a battle this month in the Council of Europe, sources said. In Europe, where public education often […]

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