Call Now to Protect Parental Rights and Children in Missouri Public Schools

Calls are needed today to support H.B. 1858, the Parents’ Bill of Rights, that has been working its way through the Missouri House of Representatives since it was prefiled on December 7, 2021. ParentalRights.org, and our allies at Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) and Families for Home Education (FHE) have been working behind the…

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Call Congress Now to Stop Creation of Massive Government Database

Congress is poised to eliminate a long-standing federal law that prohibits the creation of a national database of students, and then create a massive federal database of college students, college graduates, and every single new college graduate employed in the private and public sector. Simply called “College Transparency,” this massive expansion of big government, supported…

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Action Alert: Contact Critical Senate Committee Now in Support of Parental Rights

On Tuesday, the New Hampshire Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on two good bills, H.B. 1612 to protect families from false reports of child abuse and neglect, and H.B. 1431, the Parents’ Bill of Rights.  Attorney Mike Donnelly, senior counsel with Home School Legal Defense Association, attended the hearing on behalf of ParentalRights.org and…

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Urgent Calls Needed to Support Good Curriculum Transparency Bill in Delaware

We are excited to let you know that H.B. 326, a bill to provide curriculum transparency to Delaware families who have children in public schools, will be heard in committee on Wednesday, April 6.  H.B. 326 has been introduced by primary sponsor Representative Charles Postles and by additional sponsors Senators Bryant Richardson and David Wilson.…

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Urgent Action Needed: NH Senate Committee to Hear 2 Critical Bills

We’re excited to let you know that two critical bills will be heard by the New Hampshire Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, April 5, at 1:45 PM, Room 100 of the State House. We encourage you to contact the Senate Judiciary Committee in support of these bills, and to come testify in person if you…

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2010 Zogby Poll

A Zogby poll in 2010 asked a survey of likely American voters: In general, parents have the constitutional right to make decisions for their children without government interference unless there is proof of abuse or neglect. Do you agree or disagree with this view of parental rights? The overwhelming majority—93.6%—either strongly agreed or somewhat agreed…

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Anonymous Reporting to Child Abuse Hotlines

More than 40 of the 50 states allow anonymous calls to their child abuse hotlines. This opens the door for less-than-honest people to weaponize the child protection system against innocent families with whom they may have a beef—be it a contentious ex, a nosey neighbor, or a relative who simply thinks they know better than…

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Central Registers without Due Process

Federal law requires each state to maintain a “central registry of child abusers,” but the law does not provide any guidelines for how names are to be added to or kept off the list. As a result, most states fail to provide any sort of “due process” to keep the names of innocent parents off…

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Racial Discrimination in Child Welfare

Child abuse is a problem that can occur in any ethnic or economic demographic. So why, nationally, do we see African-American children subjected to child welfare investigations at a rate 1.5 times their proportion in the general population? (African-American children make up about 14% of the total U.S. child population, but 21% of the maltreatment…

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