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1 SpaceJesus  Fri, Feb 22, 2013 6:04:10am

“Public schools teach witchcraft.” This guy is completely nuts, but that won’t stop the American homeschooling subculture from rallying around him with their typical christian-persecution stance.

2 Aligarr  Fri, Feb 22, 2013 6:51:45am

It seems to me those Germans picked the right state to sell their story ….they must have studied up on the school situation in the U.S. There is no persecution of christians in Germany , however they do forbid the teaching or promotion of nazi principles . LOL….in that case they would find some places here in the US , “more freindly ” .

3 Destro  Fri, Feb 22, 2013 7:07:45am

re: #2 Aligarr

It seems to me those Germans picked the right state to sell their story ….they must have studied up on the school situation in the U.S. There is no persecution of christians in Germany , however they do forbid the teaching or promotion of nazi principles . LOL….in that case they would find some places here in the US , “more freindly ” .

I support the German state prosecution of these Christians. They teach dangerous things to their kids.

4 Inner Partisan  Fri, Feb 22, 2013 8:07:29am

The claim that this is a “Nazi-era-law” is, of course, bullshit. Compulsory education was established for all of Germany in the Weimar Constitution, in 1919. Some German states had compulsory education as far back as the 16th century. In Prussia it was established in 1717.

Not that any of this matters, of course. Those Christians aren’t “persecuted”, they simply disagree with parts of the curriculum, chiefly sex ed and biology because of their religious views. I wonder what that Memphis judge would have said if the family were Muslim.


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