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German police seize children from homeschooling family

August 30, 2013

Police and social workers raided the home of a homeschooling family in Darnstadt, Germany, on August 29, forcibly removing four children from their parents.

A German court had given the state legal custody of the children because the parents, Dirk and Petra Wunderlich, continued to defy laws requiring the children’s attendance in state-approved schools.

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  • Posted by: garedawg - Aug. 31, 2013 11:10 AM ET USA

    Perhaps, while we're at it, we could lob a few cruise missiles at Germany.

  • Posted by: - Aug. 30, 2013 6:49 PM ET USA

    Unless steps are taken soon which compel all three branches of our government to restore and defend the Constitution, this will happen in our nation as well.

  • Posted by: geoffreysmith1 - Aug. 30, 2013 6:31 PM ET USA

    "A German court had given the state legal custody of the children because the parents, Dirk and Petra Wunderlich, continued to defy laws requiring the children’s attendance in state-approved schools." These laws were first imposed by the Hitler regime but never rescinded by any post-1945 government in either Bonn or Berlin. In effect, the court is enforcing a Nazi diktat when it robs these parents of their children.

  • Posted by: BobJ70777069 - Aug. 30, 2013 6:25 PM ET USA

    Göbbels may be gone, but his policies live on.

  • Posted by: Defender - Aug. 30, 2013 3:51 PM ET USA

    And we are going to send the German family who asked for asylum back to this?