There is a treaty in the UN (United Nations) titled “Convention on the Rights of the Child.” The United States has not signed onto this treaty because the United States Senates claims this treaty will eliminate homeschooling in the United States of America. President Barack Obama (Democrat) is urging the Senate to ratify this treaty.
Related information on the treaty status in the USA:
Dominic Johansson (kidnapped child) blog:
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