Category Archives: Legislation

The Slippery Slope Of The Loss Of Individual Liberties

Not long ago, I published this story on PolitiChicks.tv. Homeschoolers need to understand how close they are to losing individual freedom and liberty. Your parental rights, as homeschoolers, and Americans are being eroded. Here’s the PolitiChicks article: How does the … Continue reading

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Parental Rights Alert: HSLDA/ParentalRights.org Action Item

ParentalRights.org issued an alert, today, urging Missourians to contact the state legislature in support of HB 513. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows: Section A. Chapter 1, RSMo, is amended by adding … Continue reading

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Homeschoolers Are Not Safe From Public Education Reform Policy

So, you homeschool your child(ren) because . . . . . . you want to provide a better quality curriculum, you want to address certain learning needs, you want to provide a religious perspective, you want to keep them safe … Continue reading

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Tyranny Brewing In Hollister, Missouri

Should a free citizen ever be afraid to walk, and be present, within their own community, without the fear of interrogation from government? It seems the town of Hollister, Missouri would rather interrogate and incarcerate its law abiding youth than … Continue reading

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Engaged Homeschoolers In Missouri Affect SB706

It’s time for a legislative update. As of Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012 there are approximately 1278 pieces of legislation floating through the Missouri state capitol. Some are recycled from previous years and some are duplicates, but there are some very … Continue reading

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HSLDA Urges A “NO” Vote On E-Verify In Springfield

Home School Legal Defense issued an alert, today, regarding an initiative on Tuesdays ballot in Springfield, Missouri. According to HSLDA, homeschooling freedoms are in jeopardy due to the proposed ordinance that will require families use the Department of Homeland Security’s … Continue reading

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SB 706 May Affect Homeschooling Freedom/Autonomy

Tomorrow afternoon, Jane Cunningham’s, SB706, an educational reform bill, will be heard in committee, and there may be something in the content of this 37 page bill that could affect your homeschooling freedoms The bill is a conglomeration of Race … Continue reading

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Compulsory School Age Mandates On Steroids?

Every year, in Missouri, homeschoolers face legislation that threatens their parental rights and educational freedoms. Each year, lawmakers present bills, in some form, that mandates compulsory school age. The heavy hand of big government attempts to mandate compulsory school attendance … Continue reading

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Missouri Legislators Are Baaaaack! Do They Want Your Educational Freedom?

They’re baaaaack in session and education is a top priority for the Missouri legislature this year. They brought with them, to the capitol, the philosophy that government needs to be in control of your money and your children’s education, too, … Continue reading

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Oppressive Reporting Legislation S1877 Stalled

Homeschool Legal Defense issued a statement, late today, in which they reported that S1877 was stalled during the hearing process. In the alert sent on Monday, the HSLDA described the consequences of such a bill as promoting a police state … Continue reading

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