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Bush and Cheney Indicted?
Journalist Greg Szymanski called
called the prosecuter's office and
their response was "no comment."
If this was all totally made up
they would certainly distance
themselves from it and not
leave it open.
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South Carolina Federal Prison
Abu Ghraib Right Here
In South Carolina
Federal Prison, Says
Abused Inmate
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The Real Ayman al-Zawahiri
Strangely enough, according
to January 2000 U.S.
Congressional testimony,
al-Zawahiri was granted U.S.
residence by the Immigration
and Naturalization Service
Something almost impossible
for many legitimate immigrants
to obtain.
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US TROOPS under NATO command.
ISAF spokesman Riccardo
Cristoni said most
American troops who stay
in Afghanistan after NATO
takes responsibility for
security nationwide would
come under NATO command.
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Please Remember South
Carolina's Fallen Heroes
of this CONFLICT!
We support our troops..
We don't support this
home now!
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Guardsman in Iraq
Punished Over Blog Post
While deployed in Iraq,
Leonard Clark has
been speaking out
against the war and
recently announced his
intentions to run for office.
Click here to read more!

'Exercises'Took Place
at Same Time as Real
7/7/05 London Underground
Bombing Attack!
Culpability cover scenario
echoes 9/11 wargames!
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Supreme Court justice
faces boot from home?
Developer wants
'Lost Liberty Hotel'
built upon property
of Supreme Court
Justice David Souter.
Click here to read all about it!

FBI trawls libraries for
terrorist readers
US law enforcement
agencies have made
more than 200
requests for
information about borrowers
from libraries since
September 11.
Click here to read the facts!

Alex Jones predicted
9/11 attack BEFORE
it happened.
Click here to read the facts!

ACM may have
moved back to
Grand Rapids, but
"South Carolinians for
Responsible Government,"
a front group for
the Illinois-based
"Legislative Education
Action Drive,"
Click here to read more!

What SCRG isn't telling you!
Get the facts
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin School Choice Program
In the Milwaukee program,
there has been no evaluation
required for the last
seven years, so
data is sketchy.
However, many cases
of fraud by the
receiving schools have
been documented
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South Carolina Homeschool Legal Information
Homschool Legal Option Explanation
Option 1
Option 2
Option 3
Legal Assistance
Pro Bono by County
Legal Attorney (s)
South Carolina Gov. & Law 
Homschool Legal Option Explanation
You have three (3) options to home school in South Carolina.
Option 3 -SC § 59-65-47 - Home school through only one of the many third option associations (NBHSA SC is a 3rd option association); or
Option 2 -SC § 59-65-45 - Home school through SCHAIS; or
Option 1 -SC § 59-65-40 - Home school through your local school district.
SSN Info: 
You do not need to provide any Social Security number to anyone.  The Social Security number is for Federal USE only! (The Social Security Number (SSN) was created in 1936 as a nine-digit account number assigned by the Secretary of Health and Human Services for the purpose of administering the Social Security laws. SSNs were first intended for use exclusively by the federal government as a means of tracking earnings to determine the amount of Social Security taxes to credit to each worker's account. Over time, however, SSNs were permitted to be used for purposes unrelated to the administration of the Social Security system. For example, in 1961 Congress authorized the Internal Revenue Service to use SSNs as taxpayer identification numbers.
In response to growing concerns over the accumulation of massive amounts of personal information, Congress passed the Privacy Act of 1974. Among other things, this Act makes it unlawful for a governmental agency to deny a right, benefit, or privilege merely because the individual refuses to disclose his SSN.
Section 7 of the Privacy Act further provides that any agency requesting an individual to disclose his SSN must "inform that individual whether that disclosure is mandatory or voluntary, by what statutory authority such number is solicited, and what uses will be made of it." At the time of its enactment, Congress recognized the dangers of widespread use of SSNs as universal identifiers. In its report supporting the adoption of this provision, the Senate Committee stated that the widespread use of SSNs as universal identifiers in the public and private sectors is "one of the most serious manifestations of privacy concerns in the Nation." Short of prohibiting the use of the SSN outright, the provision in the Privacy Act attempts to limit the use of the number to only those purposes where there is clear legal authority to collect the SSN. It was hoped that citizens, fully informed where the disclosure was not required by law and facing no loss of opportunity in failing to provide the SSN, would be unlikely to provide an SSN and institutions would not pursue the SSN as a form of identification.)
How to Protect Your SSN
Title 30. PUBLIC RECORDS Chapter 2. FAMILY PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT OF 2002 SECTION 30-2-20. Privacy policies and procedures required of all state entities. [SC ST SEC 30-2-20] All state agencies, boards, commissions, institutions, departments, and other state entities, by whatever name known, must develop privacy policies and procedures to ensure that the collection of personal information pertaining to citizens of the State is limited to such personal information required by any such agency, board, commission, institution, department, or other state entity and necessary to fulfill a legitimate public purpose. SECTION 30-2-30. Definitions. [SC ST SEC 30-2-30] For purposes of this act, the following terms have the following meanings: (1) "Personal information" means information that identifies or describes an individual including, but not limited to, an individual's photograph or digitized image, social security number, date of birth, driver's identification number, name, home address, home telephone number, medical or disability information, education level, financial status, bank account numbers, account or identification number issued by or used, or both, by any federal or state governmental agency or private financial institution, employment history, height, weight, race, other physical details, signature, biometric identifiers, and any credit records or reports. (2) "Legitimate public purpose" means a purpose or use which falls clearly within the statutory charge or mandates of an agency, board, commission, institution, department, or other state entity.
Use of a correspondence courses does not, alone, constitute a school under compulsory school 
attendance laws. 1984 Op Atty Gen, No 84-12. p. 42.  
Q. Do home schools have to obtain immunizations?
 A. DHEC Regulation 61-8, upon which the immunization reporting is based, applies to the admission of a child “to any public, private, or parochial school . . . or any child development program under the control of the Department of Education. . . . ” Section 59-65-45 and Section 59-65-47 of the Code of Laws of South Carolina, are neither schools nor child development programs. They do not admit students, so they need not comply with the regulation requiring 
schools to receive a Certificate of Immunization from students prior to admittance. Students do not enroll in or attend a home school association but are enrolled in and attend their family’s home 
     It is also noteworthy that local school districts in South Carolina do not include home schooling families in their immunization reports to DHEC. Under Section 59-65-40 of the Code, these families 
obtain the approval of the local district for their home schooling program. But these students are not enrolled in or admitted to the public school and therefore do not present a Certificate of 
Immunization to the school.
     There are also practical considerations for not including home schools in the immunization reporting requirements. Communicable diseases are typically transmitted in a classroom or playground setting when students from different families come into contact with each other. Since only family members are present in the home school, the same potential for transmission of these diseases 
does not exist.
     State law requires Section 59-65-45 and Section 59-65-47 of the Code of Laws of South Carolina home school associations to report the number and grade level of children home schooled through their associations to the children’s respective school districts by January 30 of each year. Beyond this, there are no requirements for any home school association to disclose additional information 
about its member families.
From: HSLDA-Home School Legal Defense  
Who can teach the child
Statutory provisions do not authorize students to be taught by anyone other than their parents or guardians in a home instruction setting. 1989 Op Atty Gen, No 89-22, p. 60.
Requirements of 59-65-40 must be met before parents or guardians may teach their children at home. 
This is so regardless of whether, in absence of 59-65-40, home instruction would constitute private school or "member school" of organization of other home schools within meaning of 59-65-10. 
1991 Op Atty Gen, No 91-8, p. 36.  
Home visits
The home instruction law does not authorize on-site visits to a home prior to approval of a home instruction program, nor does it authorize subsequent visits to determine whether standards are being met; prior visits would only be permissible with the agreement of the parent or guardian as an alternative to providing additional information about the place of instruction. 1989 Op Atty Gen, No 89-22, p. 60.  
This waives your right under illegal search and seizure under the Constitution. This will allow them to come into your home at ANY TIME and search and seize your children or belongings.
KNOW YOUR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS The Bill of Rights, part of the United States Constitution, is the law. 
Unfortunately, we the people, often don't know what our rights are.
Legal Attorney (s)
PPL-PrePaid Legal  -
Berry, Quackenbush & Stuart, P.A.  (Must be a member of Pre-Paid Legal)
Street Address
Berry, Quackenbush & Stuart, P.A.
1400 Main Street, Suite 1400
Columbia, SC  29201
Web site:
LexisNexis -
AHSA (Association of Home School Attorneys)
HSLDA (Home School Legal Defense) 
P.O. Box 3000 · Purcellville, VA 20134-9000  Phone: (540) 338-5600 
Fax: (540) 338-2733 
Web site:
(Joining HSLDA (Home School Legal Defense) is not mandated or required to join New Beginnings Home School Association.  This is only an option we are telling you about, should you not be able to afford PPL or an private attorney.
NBHSA's Group Member Number is: 299756
Center for Individual Rights
1233 20th Street, N.W., Suite 300
Washington, DC 20036
202-833-8410 fax
Center For Children's Justice, Inc.
ACLU - Contact Information    
Executive Director: Denyse Williams
1338 Main Street, Suite 800
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803) 799-5151
Children's Rights Council
Mr. David L. Levy
300 I St. NE Ste 401
Washington, DC 20002-4389
202-546-4CRC (4727) fax
HSLDA - Home School Legal Defense - New Beginnings Home School Association's HSLDA Membership Discount Number is: 299756
South Carolina Bar Association Pro Bono Program
Primary Address: PO Box 608
City: Columbia
State: SC
Zip: 29202-0608
General Phone: 803-799-4015
Intake Phone: 800-395-3425 x164
Fax: 803-799-5290
Counties Served: Statewide
Case Types: AIDS/HIV, Adoption, Bankruptcy, Consumer, Custody, Dissolution of 
Marriage, Domestic Violence, Education, Elder Law, Employment, Health, Housing, 
Immigration, Public Benefits, Real Estate, Termination of Parental Rights, Wills and
 Estates Case Restrictions: No criminal, no fee generating
Web Site:
Pro Bono by County
Anderson County
Legal Services Agency Of Western Carolina, Anderson Branch Office
Primary Address: PO Box 768
City: Anderson
State: SC
Zip: 29622-0768
General Phone: 803-226-7216
Intake Phone: 800-234-7216
Fax: 803-375-9191
Counties Served: Anderson, Oconee
Case Types: Adoption, Bankruptcy, CED, Consumer, Custody, Dissolution of Marriage, 
Domestic Violence, Elder Law, Health, Housing, Public Benefits, Wills and Estates
Case Restrictions: Cases are prioritized.
Web Site:
Charleston County
Lowcountry AIDS Services Legal Clinic
Primary Address: 207 East Bay Street
City: Charleston
State: SC
Zip: 29402
General Phone: 803-577-2437
Fax: 803-722-3124
Case Types: AIDS/HIV

Neighborhood Legal Assistance Program
Primary Address: 438 King St
City: Charleston
State: SC
Zip: 29403-6230
General Phone: 803-722-0107
Fax: 803-724-1571
Counties Served: Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester, Georgetown, Hampton, Merion, Vasper, 
Case Types: Bankruptcy, CED, Consumer, Custody, Dissolution of Marriage, Domestic Violence, 
Education, Housing, Individual Rights, Public Benefits, Termination of Parental Rights, Wills and 
Florence County
Carolina Regional Legal Services
Primary Address: 
279 W Evans St
City: Florence
State: SC
Zip: 29501-3427
General Phone: 803-667-1896
Fax: 803-664-2406
Counties Served: Florence
Case Types: Bankruptcy, Consumer, Custody, Dissolution of Marriage, Domestic Violence, Education, 
Employment, Housing, Public Benefits, Termination of Parental Rights, Wills and Estates
Case Restrictions: Civil cases only.
Greenville County
Legal Services Agency of Western Carolina, Inc.
Primary Address: 
1 Pendleton St
City: Greenville
State: SC
Zip: 29601-2539
General Phone: 864-467-3232
Fax: 864-467-3260
Counties Served: Anderson, Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenville, Greenwood, McCormick, Oconee, Pickens Case Types: Adoption, Bankruptcy, CED, Consumer, Custody, Dissolution of Marriage, 
Domestic Violence, Education, Elder Law, Employment, Health, Housing, Juvenile, Public Benefits, Real Estate, Termination of Parental Rights, Wills and Estates Case Restrictions: All LSC restrictions.
Richland County
Palmetto Legal Services
Primary Address: PO Box 2267
City: Columbia
State: SC
Zip: 29202-2267
General Phone: 803-799-9668
Fax: 803-799-9420
South Carolina Gov. & Law Links
SC Law-
SC Attorney General's opinion-
South Carolina General Assembly -
Opinions of the Supreme Court of South Carolina -
South Carolina Legal Resources. Cases, Decisions, Statutes, Codes & Regulations -
South Carolina Bar -
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