Ill. Homeschool Bill Dropped after Thousands Protest
A proposed Illinois bill to mandate homeschool student registration was dropped after 4,000 home schooling families flooded the state capitol to protest.
Homeschoolers and advocates from several state groups including Illinois Christian Home Educators (ICHE) and Home School Legal Defense showed up at Tuesday‚Äôs hearing to urge state lawmakers to leave them alone. The overwhelming response against the bill led lawmakers to reconsider the proposal.
‚ÄúI would love for Sen. Maloney to understand that this is a hot potato and to leave well-enough alone,‚ÄĚ said David Smith of the Illinois Family Institute....
Researcher and author, Dr. Eric Kaufmann, a secular liberal scholar of politics at the University of London, has written the following soon-to-be-released significant book: ‚ÄúShall the Religious Inherit the Earth?‚ÄĚ
Which religions will survive?: (1.) Old Order Amish, (2.) Quiverfull Evangelical Movement, (3.) Traditional Latin Mass Catholics, (4.) American Mormons, (5.) Hasidic Jews and (6.) Muslims.
In the final analysis, which of these religions were protesting in Springfield, IL? Don't most homeschoolers have the courage to obey God, be fruitful and multiply? Isn't this why they were able to marshal 4,000 on a Tuesday morning?