Re-Post: Rights of a Child

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by Melissa cross posted from her blog Permission To LiveThis post was originally published August 2011. It was part of my reaction to Michael Farris’ creating a “parent’s rights” amendment and proposing to amend our constitution. It was a big realization for me that the parent is not sacred, that they do not always know what is best for their child, and sometimes they need help. It helped me to take a step toward freedom from the weight of my parents expectations of me, and also help me be less afraid of acknowledging my own shortcomings as a parent, and be less afraid to get help and learn more. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Homeschooling Can Only Be Perfect When Public School Is?

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For those of you who vomit every single time we put up a Von posting here's a comment on a wonderful blog posting by a lady named Jennifer Bardsley who blogs at Teaching My Baby To Read - Why ordinary moms should know about the Bill Gothard Scandal. Thanks R.L. Stollar of Homeschoolers Anonymous for posting this on Facebook! … [Read more...]

In Which HSLDA Conducts a Child Abuse “Investigation”

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by Libby Anne cross posted from her blog Love Joy Feminism and the blog Homeschoolers AnonymousI recently came upon something posted on HSLDA’s site some years ago that I found interesting, in light of what I have written about HSLDA in the past. HSLDA releases stories of the cases it handles in various states, partly to keep its members apprised of what it does and partly to encourage people to stay members. Anyway, this incident happened in Kentucky. Here is how it starts: … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: All Power Given by God to Families?

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by R. J. Rushdooney from CRI - Christian Families on the Edge “All the basic governmental powers in society, save one, the death penalty, have been given [by God] to the family, not to the state nor to the church.…A mark of anti-Christianity is the move to strip the family of these powers.” … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull Litmus Test – Nancy Campbell

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Or an example of how famous religious people spread disinformation (or as they are called in the Bible, lies)Normally the way we do Quoting Quiverfull here on NLQ is we post a quote from someone in the Quiverfull movement that many look up to without any commentary, only a request to be respectful. That was until this moment, after uncovering this example of how extreme Christianity lies confidently as if their lies are actually established truth, muddying the water. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Good, Better or Excellent?

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by Mary Pride of Homeschooling World -"Good, Better or Excellent?" I now would like to say that the time has come to stop thinking about being "as good as" or even "better than" the public schools. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverful: Christian Adoption Unapologetics?

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by John Piper of Desiring God - Christian Adoption: Disavowals and Affirmations Here is my effort to express the kind of commitments that would, I think, guard us from the kinds of abuses that have marred this otherwise beautiful movement of compassion and conviction in our day. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Fear of Any Government?

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by Vaughn Ohlman from Perservero News - Imaginary Money and Fairy-Tale Business Take the minimum wage… one of the many issues that is destroying the South African economy. The government thinks that by telling people that they have to pay people more, that, somehow, people will make more. But in reality … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: HSLDA Tips?

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From the HSLDA website and written by Chris Klicka - Tips towards handling a CPS investigation Never let the social worker in your house without a warrant or a court order.Never let the social worker talk to your children alone without a court order. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Legalism?

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by Colin Campbell at Meat For Men -March 5, 2013 "It's not legalism to eat three meals a day to feed the body. Why should it be legalism to feed your spirit and your children's spirit two times a day at Family Devotions?" … [Read more...]


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