Dear Champion of Parental Rights – I received word Wednesday night that the Oklahoma State Senate passed Senate Concurrent Resolution 1 (SCR 1), which calls for the US Congress to support the Parental Rights Amendment! On Thursday the resolution moved to the Oklahoma State House of Representatives. I will keep you posted on its progress,…Read More
Bipartisan Coalition Letter to Protect Parental Rights
Dear Champion of Parental Rights, This morning United Family Advocates, the bipartisan coalition with whom we are working on family law reforms, put our finishing touches on a letter to Congress outlining things we hope to add and to avoid in the upcoming re-authorization of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA). The 16-page…Read More
Parental Rights Amendment Introduced Today!
Dear Champion of Parental Rights, Rep. Jim Banks (IN-3) is introducing the Parental Rights Amendment in the U.S. House today, joined by fifteen cosponsors. Maggie McKneely is ParentalRights.org’s federal relations liaison on Capitol Hill. “Despite the negative, partisan atmosphere in DC right now,” Maggie reports, “the Parental Rights Amendment has garnered a lot of positive…Read More
Mandatory Home Visits Coming to Oregon?
Dear Champion of Parental Rights, Are the headlines true? Are universal mandatory home visits coming to Oregon in the near future? At first read, it appears Oregon Governor Kate Brown’s latest budget proposal would introduce over the next six years a program of mandatory in-home visits for every family with a newborn child. Not just…Read More
Parental Rights To Be Addressed in State Legislatures
Dear Champion of Parental Rights, State legislatures all over the country reconvened this week (or last), and in some of them the issue of parental rights is, if not front and center, at least high on the agenda. Sadly, in recent years many states have taken up bills that would further erode parental rights, such…Read More
We Have A Sponsor for Parental Rights Amendment!
Dear Champion of Parental Rights, It’s time! Today is the day to call Congress in preparation for the introduction of the Parental Rights Amendment (PRA) in the U.S. House. Last month we met with Rep. Jim Banks (R-IN), and he agreed wholeheartedly to become the lead sponsor of the Parental Rights Amendment in this new…Read More
Parental Rights Announces New Executive Director
From ParentalRights.org President Jim Mason: On Monday, October 28, I was pleased to announce the promotion of Michael Ramey to the position of executive director for ParentalRights.org and for the Parental Rights Foundation. We recently celebrated Michael’s ten years of dedicated service to the cause of parental rights and to the organization. You have no…Read More
Press Release: Parental Rights Amendment Now in Both Houses
Amendment to Protect Parental Rights Now in Both Houses of Congress Could This Be the Issue That Finally Unites Congress? Press Contact: Michael Ramey Director of Communications & Research ParentalRights.org firstname.lastname@example.org 540.751.1200 Representative Contact: Representatives interested in cosponsoring H. J. Res. 121 should contact Doug Thomas in Representative Hultgren’s office. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE // November…Read More