Two leaders in the European home education movement, a father from Sweden and a German mother, drew tears from the audience as they told a packed conference room about life in exile and the heart-rending decision to flee abroad. While each of their stories was unique, both parents were forced to escape from their homelands due to relentless government persecution when they refused to stop homeschooling.
A Bristol Herald Courier investigation of the charred living room – destroyed April 27 following a daylong police standoff – turned up the partially disintegrated remains of a canister that resembles the grenade, called a Triple Chaser.
Any use of such an outdoor-only device could negate any legal justification police had in destroying property when searching for their suspect that day, said use-of-force and defensive tactics expert Roy Bedard, of Tallahassee, Fla.
Camp Zoe - An interview with Mike Johnston and what happened the day 200 law enforcement officers seized 300acres of land... without accusing anyone of any crime. By William Norman Grigg as posted on LewRockwell.com.
For the past three years, Marilyn Bess has operated MS Philly Organic, a small, low-traffic blog that features occasional posts about green living, out of her Manayunk home. Between her blog and infrequent contributions to ehow.com, over the last few years she says she's made about $50. To Bess, her website is a hobby. To the city of Philadelphia, it's a potential moneymaker, and the city wants its cut.
This is the message that was given to Cheyenne Irish, the newborn daughter of New Hampshire residents Jonathan Irish and Stephanie Taylor, who was literally stolen from her parents hours after her birth on October 6.