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The title of this blog is “In Defense of Sovereignty.” Questions about this title might arise in the minds of readers, such as “What is sovereignty?” or “Why does it need defending?

Sovereignty is the exclusive right to exercise supreme political (e.g. legislative, judicial, and/or executive) authority over a geographic region, group of people, or oneself. In U.S. history, sovereignty has generally referred to the right of the residents of the United States to make their own laws.

Applied to homeschooling, it refers to the right of all homeschooling families to affect and direct that which will have an impact on their families.

This right needs defending because the lawyers of HSLDA (and others) ┬áhave long shown themselves to be detrimental to the sovereign rights of homeschooling families. We’ll be explaining why that is, and what can be done about it, in future posts to this blog.

We open this blog to homeschoolers to opening discuss our sovereignty and ways to preserve it. Please contact the webmasters for permissions to post to this blog.

Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control; these three alone lead one to sovereign power.

~Alfred Lord Tennyson


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