Saturday, August 14, 2010
Family Faces Language Persecution
The Le Blanc family faced the agonizing decision because, as they say, they have no choice, their youngest son seems to have a learning disability and is being refused entry into an English school by the government, where he will likely do better, according to his doctors.
The family presents some very special circumstance. Read a detailed article and watch the news report here. LINK
The story is one of the saddest cases of hardship that highlights a policy of government intolerance. Unfortunately it is not unique.
Other families have also been whipped into compliance by the government. Those who are able, send their children private schools, others flee and sadly some cave in and send their children to French schools against their will.
Government bureaucrats gone wild, wielding power over people's personal lives that none of our forefathers who created the British Parliamentary system would imagine.
Somewhere along the line, the idea that government is meant to control our lives became entrenched in the mindset of Quebeckers. Years ago the government decided which language we may speak. Today they are in the process of doing the same with religion, teaching our children a very special course in religious indoctrination that impacts a family's choice on how to practice their own faith.
I shall be following and reporting on the media reaction, I cannot believe that the government is happy about being caught with their intolerant pants done. I'm sure the nationalists will circle the wagons and support the decision and I will report on their apologist responses. It will be interesting.
In the meantime I put up the picture of the young boy involved because he is essentially the story. Education has always been about helping our children be the best that they can be.
Not here, not in Quebec. Language trumps everything.
Posted by Editor on 8/14/2010 10:49:00 AM