Reps Tom Emmer and Tim Walberg Secure Survivors Benefits for Homeschoolers After Social Security Originally Denied Them Because of Their School Choice

Congressman Tom Emmer (R-MN-06), alongside Congressman Tim Walberg (R-MI-07), secured survivors benefits for homeschooled children. Prior to this, Minnesota and Michigan blocked homeschoolers over 17 and 18 respectively from attaining benefits.
According to the Homeschool Legal Defense Association (HSLDA), both states were cutting off Social Security Administration (SSA) survivors benefits to homeschoolers due to “lack of proof” of their status as full-time students. In both states’ eyes, the students didn’t meet state compulsory education laws. 

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Minnesota Rep. Tom Emmer Defends President Trump Against People Calling Him ‘Racist’

  Minnesota Rep. Tom Emmer (R-MN-06) defended President Donald Trump against claims that he’s a “racist” by saying they are “manufactured” accusations at a Christian Science Monitor event Thursday. “There’s not a racist bone in this president’s body,” he said. ”What he was trying to say, he said wrong. What…

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