Politician: “Let’s treat all homeschool parents like felony child abusers”

The Matt Walsh Blog

Let me try to explain why you should care about homeschooling rights, even if you aren’t a homeschool parent:

Because we don’t have any rights at all if we don’t have the unquestioned and absolute right to teach and raise our own children. In a country where you do not have a right to your own offspring, to what else could you possibly have a right? Your home? Your car? Your body? Not in a nation ruled by bureaucratic deities so powerful that they may deign the very fruit of your loin to be their property. If we forfeit our jurisdiction over our sons and daughters, where else can we draw the line. “Sure, government, regulate how I educate my kids, but you better have a warrant if you want to take a peek in my glove compartment!” We all have to pick a hill to die on, I suppose…

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2 thoughts on “Politician: “Let’s treat all homeschool parents like felony child abusers”

  1. My grandchildren are home schooled for a variety of reasons. They take their test every spring, it is forwarded to the appropriate educational department and they move on to the next grade. They are both intelligent, well rounded, confident children who are also good human beings. That cannot be said for a lot of our politicians including this aforementioned individual from Ohio. When exactly did we lose our common sense as a society? Was it when we had to start using all the politically correct words so no one on the face of the earth was offended? Or when we started handing out trophies to every person who played any sport, danced in any recital, played any instrument or participated in anything where they were not the top three? We need to regain some old fashioned common sense as a nation. Thank you for sharing.

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