Your children belong to the state, according to Ohio senate bill
December 18, 2013
In a coordinated attack on families, a Democratic state senator in Ohio introduced a bill this month that requires parents to submit to a social services investigation, including background checks, before being "permitted" to homeschool their own children. [caption id="attachment_96191" align="alignright" width="340"]  If the bill is passed, homeschooling in Ohio will be effectively shut down. Credit: Jeremy Gordon via Flickr[/caption] Introduced by Sen. Capri Cafarao, Senate Bill 248 effectively requires homeschooling parents to be licensed by the state through an application process which includes an investigation, background checks and in-person interviews between social workers and children which the parents are not allowed to attend. After the investigation, social services would then decide whether homeschooling would be "in the best interests of the children." "This bill is breathtaking in its attempt to impose unreasonable government intrusion on Ohio families," says the Home School Legal Defense Association , which also called the bill the worst homeschooling law ever proposed. The association also stated that if a family has any record of a child welfare investigation, regardless of its outcome, social services would immediately reject the parents' request to educate their own children. Simply put, parents falsely accused of child abuse would be forced to enroll their children into government-run schools, a process that requires immunizations with various vaccines. If this bill becomes law, it would effectively end homeschooling in Ohio. SB 248 was written under the socialist belief that children belong to the state and not their parents and that only government workers know what is best for them. As reported last April by Kurt Nimmo, MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry suggested that children don't belong to their families but are rather owned by the community at large . “We have to break through our private idea that kids belong to their parents or kids belong to their families and recognize that kids belong to whole communities,” she said. The bill was also written with the intent to protect public schools, which are used by the government to indoctrinate children into supporting the state's own interests. These schools are immensely successful at conditioning children to believe what they are told and to never question authority while also failing to properly educate them at the same time. Instead of learning about the intent behind the Bill of Rights, students are told that the Constitution is "outdated" and must be "revised"  to better serve the interests of homeland security. They are given textbooks which inaccurately define the Second Amendment  as “the right to keep and bear arms in a state militia.” The state is ultimately using modern public education to corrupt our youth by instilling collectivist values in them while removed from their parents' influence. Whoever controls education controls the future of our culture and that is exactly why politicians are trying to shut down alternatives to government schools.