The shadow of Adolf Hitler casts its cold spell on Home-schooling

Posted: December 11, 2007 in Uncategorized

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After checking that I hadn’t slipped into a parallel universe I could not believe the news in September; that a family in Germany had there 15 year old daughter forcibly removed from her home and placed with foster parents in an unknown location for 3 months.

This was a government enforced action -apparently home-schooling (the crime which precipitated the German government to intervene ) is such a crime as to be consider worse than forcibly separating a 15 year old girl from her family?!?

The genius behind this law is none other than Adolf Hitler,amazingly this law remains on the statute books ! For a nation that wants to divorce itself from its nazi past, this whole story would not be out of place in Hitler’s Germany.

Happily once Melissa Busekros turned 16 the law no longer could constrain her, she left the foster home and is currently back at home.

This is not the end of the story as there are other home-schooling families  who are under pressure and Melissa may yet have to face further action by the German Government.

 

Please consider contacting the German embassy to complain against this blatant loss of freedom:

In Canada:

German Embassy
1 Waverley Street
Ottawa, ON, K2P 0T8
Tel.: 613-232-1101 Fax: 613-594-9330
Email: germanembassyottawa@on.aibn.com

In the US:

German Embassy
4645 Reservoir Road NW
Washington, DC, 20007-1998
(202) 298-4000
The embassy can be e-mailed from its website: http://www.globescope.biz/germany/reg/index.cfm

 

In the UK the embassy can be contacted here:http://www.london.diplo.de/Vertretung/london/en/Kontakt.html

 

The point is this, Homeschooling is the right of every parent should they choose and the Current German government is acting on a law that removes that right -I hesitate to put Hitlers image at the top of this post as it only serves to polarise but I have the right to protest and that image is part of that!

 

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