Gary North recently had a great review of an article in National Review called “The Last Radicals.” Both articles make fascinating reading about the group one author thinks is the most radical in America: homeschoolers.
The thesis of Williamson’s article is that homeschoolers are more radical than the Occupy movement, the Tea Party, and any other group you can find. The reason is that they pose more of a threat to the status quo than any one else. Homeschoolers don’t accept the state-as-deliverer creed taught in government schools. In addition homeschooling is an insult to secularists because it is largely a Christian movement. Add to it that those Christian families are largely anti-feminist and it becomes more than our “free-speech” idolaters lovers can stand.
North’s article is more of a history of the homeschooling movement. Dr. North had a front seat since his father-in-law, R. J. Rushdoony, was a leader in the early homeschooling movement. Dr. North also homeschooled his kids in the days when it was odd even among even Christians.
Whether or not one likes homeschooling, it is a growing movement in the U.S. that will not go away. These articles explain why.