Former Army Specialist/Homeschooler's Appeal is Rejected
Which also means that Michael New's decade-long legal battle has come to an end. The New family is, of course, disappointed by the Supreme's decision. Daniel New, father of Mike, publicly thanked his son's supporters, but he also delivered a parting shot at the powers-that-be:
"If you are in the military, or considering enlisting, it also means that the executive branch now will feel completely at liberty to ignore the U.S. Constitution and place you in a United Nations uniform, under the command authority of a foreign officer ... In effect, you may be turned into a mercenary at the discretion of the President. You are for sale, rent, hire, or loan, as determined by the political party of the moment, and you, or your children, may be ordered to fight, bleed and possibly die for the United Nations, without due process."
Hopefully, the News can put this difficult chapter behind them and experience joie de vivre for a season.