Parental Rights in New Jersey
New Jersey Parental Rights News
Dear [First name], There will be a Parental Rights Conference in Flemington, NJ, on October 26th from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. to oppose New Jersey Senate bill 1569. SB 1569, which would change the standards for sex education in New Jersey public schools, raises concerns for many whose beliefs may be offended by the new…
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New Jersey Courts and Parental Rights
"Strict Scrutiny" Applied to Parental Rights
However, this precedent is subject to change.
Moriarty v. Bradt, 827 A.2d 203, 214–15 (N.J. 2003)
"Summing up, when the State seeks, by statute, to interfere with family and parental autonomy, a fundamental right is at issue. That statute thus is subject to strict scrutiny and will only pass muster if it is narrowly tailored to serve a compelling state interest." (citing Washington v. Glucksberg, 521 U.S. 702, 720-21; and Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113, 155-56.)