Wow… just… wow. As someone who works in child protection, I find the quotes out of this book horrific and disgusting. Just because you don’t want a problem to be real, doesn’t mean that it doesn’t exist (Clearly it does- I see the affects every day) and not reporting it just perpetuates the problem.
By R.L. Stollar, HA Community Coordinator
Most Christian homeschoolers know Mary Pride as “the queen of homeschooling,” one of the founders of the Quiverfull movement, the anti-feminism author of The Way Home, or the publisher of the wildly popular magazine “Practical Homeschooling.” But she also wrote a lesser known book in 1985 entitled The Child Abuse Industry: Outrageous Facts About Child Abuse & Everyday Rebellions Against a System that Threatens Every North American Family. It is a remarkable read that calls for a “Second North American Revolution” — namely, having babies, abolishing no-fault divorce, going to church, eliminating foster care, homeschooling, re-instituting “biblical” executions of criminals, and getting rid of abuse hotlines.
And that’s just scratching the surface.
I am currently writing an in-depth, multi-part review and analysis of The Child Abuse Industry, which I will publish on Homeschoolers Anonymous as soon as it is finished. But in the…
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