Update on DC Minor Consent Act If you aren’t yet familiar with the bill in DC that would allow 11-year-olds to give legal consent for vaccinations their parents have already opted them out of, you can read up on it here. If you haven’t yet reached out to your US representative and senators and urged…

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The DC “Minor Consent for Vaccinations Act of 2020” is now in Congress, where we have only a few weeks to pass a crucial veto resolution before it becomes law in the district and a model for other states to follow. You should have received a special email yesterday alerting you to S.J.Res.7 in the…

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Please contact your congressmember and senators today and urge them to support SJRes. 7 and HJRes. 25, the joint resolution to veto DC Bill 23-171. Click here to reach out to your lawmakers through Voter Voice. DC 23-171, the “Minor Consent for Vaccinations Act of 2020,” would allow 11-year-olds to give consent for vaccinations their…

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The US House Committee on Education and Labor recently announced the introduction of the Stronger Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act, or “Stronger CAPTA,” to amend the primary federal statutes dealing with how child welfare agencies across the country operate. Bobby Scott (D-VA) is the lead sponsor on the bill, joined by a bipartisan collection…

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As 45 states start their legislative sessions this month, now is the time for you and me to push lawmakers to champion necessary child welfare reform. Last summer, we presented model language for a bill that would provide due process before a name goes on a child abuse registry. Volunteers in more than a dozen…

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We knew there would be challenges ahead of us with the start of the 2021 legislative season this week. We were preparing for them. But crunch time is no longer coming; crunch time is here. In preparation for the new COVID vaccines DC passed a law on December 23 that puts 11-year-olds in the position…

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As we approach this special season, the ParentalRights.org team wishes you and your loved ones all the joy and light, peace and warmth of this time. May your days be filled with hope as we approach the new year. From our family to yours, Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! Warmly, Michael RameyExecutive Director

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The DC bill allowing minors to consent to vaccination without their parent’s knowledge or consent, the bill that would keep any knowledge of the vaccination from the child’s parents even long after the fact, has finally been delivered to the desk of DC Mayor Muriel Bowser. If you live in the District, we would ask…

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I’m writing to you today with a special request from our team at ParentalRights.org. #GivingTuesday is coming December 1, and we need your help. As you might have read in our last newsletter, this isn’t just any #GivingTuesday. This year we’ve set our most ambitious goal yet and received the most generous matching donation in…

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As we gather with our families this year, we will be giving thanks for you! We are beyond grateful for your courage and faithfulness to stand with us to defend families through the protection of parental rights, particularly in the midst of all the challenges 2020 has brought. The world is a very different place…

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