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• March 16, 2013: “Former homeschoolers rally against abuse”

Coverage

• April 11, 2013: Michelle Goldberg, The Daily Beast, “Homeschooled Kids, Now Grown, Blog Against the Past”

• April 14, 2013: Bridgette P. LaVictoire, Lez Get Real, “FRC: Don’t Give A Dime To The GOP”

• April 15, 2013: Catherine Townsend, The Daily Mail, “We were told that suffering is a good thing”

• April 17, 2013: Dee, The Wartburg Watch, “Puncturing the Duggar Family Myth: Homeschoolers Rebel”

• April 18, 2013: Pat Farenga, John Holt GWS, “Homeschoolers Anonymous”

• April 29, 2013: Virginia Prescott, New Hampshire Public Radio, “Homeschoolers Anonymous”

• May 2, 2013: Kathryn Joyce, Mother Jones, “Mitt Romney’s Advice to College Grads: Start Having Babies As Soon As Possible”

• May 8, 2013: Katherine Stewart, The Guardian, “The dark side of home schooling: creating soldiers for the culture war”

• May 8, 2013: Katherine Stewart piece reposted on Raw Story, “The home school subculture creates soldiers for America’s culture war”

• May 9, 2013: Alexander Reed Kelly, Truth Dig, “Christian Home-Schooled Children: ‘Traumatized Veterans’ of the Culture Wars”

• July 3, 2013: Meredith Tax, AlterNet, “Schools Teaching Religious Fundamentalism Are Endangering Creative Thinking”

• July 11, 2013: Al Stefanelli, God Discussion, “Say ‘No’ to home school child abuse”

• July 12, 2013: Blog Talk Radio / God Discussion: “The Good and the Ugly Aspects of Christian Homeschooling”

• August 5, 2013: Pat Farenga, John Holt GWS, “Homeschool Alumni Reaching Out”

• October 3, 2013: Milva McDonald, Examiner, “Homeschooling and child abuse: Is more regulation the answer?”

• October 29, 2013: Cynthia Jeub, Huffington Post, “The Trouble With Freeing People”

• October 31, 2013: Shawn Mathis, Examiner, “Doug Phillips of Vision Forum resigns due to affair”

• November 6, 2013: Julie Ingersoll, Huffington Post, “Doug Phillips: The Big Scandal You Didn’t Hear About and Why It Matters”

• November 18, 2013: Julie Ingersoll, Huffington Post, “More on Doug Phillips and Vision Forum: More Than a Scandal”

• December 4, 2013: Kathryn Joyce, American Prospect, “The Homeschool Apostates”

• December 7, 2013: Dan Savage, The Stranger: “The Homeschool Apostates”

• January 2, 2014: Valerie Tarico, Alternet and Salon: “10 Signs That Religious Fundamentalism Is Going Down”

• January 7, 2014: Christopher Hutton, Patrol: “Homeschoolers Anonymous and Evangelical Response”

• January 11, 2014: Konrad Ege, Evangelical Press: “Fromm und isoliert: ‘Home Schooling’ in den USA” (English translation here)

• January 23, 2014: M. Dolon Hickmon, Alternet: “Why Are Christian Fundamentalist Parents Allowed to Deny Their Kids Basic Literacy?”

• March 7, 2014: Marcia Clemmitt, CQ Researcher: “Home Schooling: Do parents give their children a good education?”

• March 23, 2014: Alisa Harris, The Daily Beast: “‘Survivor’ Bloggers Join Forces to Reveal Christian Fundamentalist Abuses”

• August 22, 2014: Daniel James Devine, WORLD Magazine, “Homeschool debate”

• August 25, 2014: Marvin Olasky, WOLRD Magazine, “The debate over ‘Homeschool debate'”

• August 26, 2014: Josh Israel, ThinkProgress, “Why Conservative Christian Homeschoolers Are Fighting Standards That Don’t Apply To Them”

• August 28, 2014: Daniel James Devine, WORLD Magazine, “Homeschool leader disavows ‘patriarchy'”

• September 3, 2014: Shawn Mathis, Examiner, “A response to Generations Radio’s diatribe against World magazine, critics”

• September 10, 2014: Josh Israel, ThinkProgress, “‘Anonymous Tip’: Homeschooling’s Obsession With ‘False’ Reports Of Child Abuse”

• September 18, 2014: Vyckie Garrison, Alternet, “How Playing Good Christian Housewife Almost Killed Me” (also reprinted by Raw Story on September 20, 2014)

• January 9, 2015: Live from Seattle with Doug Bursch, radio interview

• February 12, 2015: Samantha Laine, Christian Science Monitor, “Alecia Pennington can’t prove she’s an American – or even exists. What would you do?”

• February 14, 2015: Matthew Paul Turner, The Daily Beast, “Homeschool Teen Can’t Prove She’s an American”

• February 17, 2015: Caitlin G. Townsend, Religion & Politics, “The Troubling Push to Deregulate Homeschooling”

• March 12, 2015: Abby Ohlheiser, Washington Post, “How a teenager’s viral campaign to prove her citizenship is inspiring a new Texas bill”

• March 18, 2015: Shawn Mathis, Examiner, “A tale of two surveys: the continued polarization of homeschooling”

• April 15, 2015: Carmen Green, Georgetown Law Journal, “Educational Empowerment: A Child’s Right to Attend Public School”

• April 20, 2015: Patrick Michels, Texas Observer, “A House Divided: New Leaders Fight for the Future of Texas Home Schooling”

• June 8, 2015: Lamar White, Salon, “Capture the Duggar base: Bobby Jindal’s desperate home-school Hail Mary is 2016′s strangest strategy”

• June 8, 2015: Jenny Kutner, Salon, “Former homeschooler on the Duggar family’s horrifying fundamentalist ‘education’: ‘It’s literal rape culture'”

• July 8, 2015: Jennifer Mathieu, TIME Magazine, “The Troubling Connection Between Modesty Culture and Rape Culture”

• July 9, 2015: Chrissy Stroop, Salon, “‘This is not love but abuse’: Why I abandoned Evangelicalism”

• August 21, 2015: Andrea DenHoed, The New Yorker, “Josh Duggar’s Ashley Madison Problem”

• August 27, 2015: Jessica Huseman, ProPublica, “Small Group Goes to Great Lengths to Block Homeschooling Regulation” (also reprinted by Slate on August 27, 2015, as “The Frightening Power of the Home-Schooling Lobby”)

• January 13, 2016: Catherine Wagley, JSTOR Daily, “The Duggars: Sexual Abuse in the Christian Homeschooling Movement”

• May 9, 2018: R.L. Stollar, Child-Friendly Faith Project, “Why the Waffle House Shooter’s Homeschooling Background Matters”

• May 8, 2019: Chrissy Stroop, Playboy, “Is Homeschooling Breeding a New Kind of Domestic Terrorist?”