February 5, 2009

UN Treaty Would Erase Parental Rights; would ban spankings, homeschooling

The radical left has figured out a way to keep their crazed policies in-place even after they lose elections: Treaties! And this latest on is a real beaut!

A United Nations human rights treaty that could prohibit children from being spanked or homeschooled, ban youngsters from facing the death penalty and forbid parents from deciding their families' religion is on America's doorstep, a legal expert warns.

Michael Farris of Purcellville, Va., is president of ParentalRights.org, chairman of the Home School Legal Defense Association and chancellor of Patrick Henry College. He says that under the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child, or CRC, every decision a parent makes can be reviewed by the government to determine whether it is in the child's best interest.

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