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Parental Rights Briefing Held for U.S. Senators

US Senate - CAPTA reathorization debate

Last Thursday we had the honor of presenting a briefing on the matter of the CAPTA reauthorization to staffers from several Senate offices. (We have chosen not to identify the specific offices for politically strategic reasons.) CAPTA is the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act, a federal law that provides funding to the states if…

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State Victories, but Challenges Remain

So far 36 state legislatures have wrapped up their 2019 legislative sessions, with six more to adjourn by the end of the month. So, what has 2019 brought at the state level? And where do we stand in the remaining eight states? To sum it up, we have seen a number of victories—mostly defeats of…

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Take Action to Oppose SB 276 in California

Senate Bill 276 in California is scheduled for a hearing in the Senate Health Committee this Wednesday, April 24, at 1:30 pm in Room 4203 of the State Capitol. A rally in opposition to the bill has been scheduled to follow the hearing. Background Senate Bill 276 in California is designed to greatly reduce the…

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Parental Rights Conference Coming to Detroit April 27th

Maryanne Godboldo

The Second Annual Maryanne Godboldo Forum for Parental Rights will be held at the Hartford Memorial Baptist Church located at 18700 James Couzens Highway in Detroit, Michigan. The event is scheduled for Saturday, April 27, from 8 am to 3 pm. Maryanne Godboldo is the Detroit-area mother who faced a SWAT team through a 10-hour…

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Immediate Action Needed in Nevada

Nevada State Capitol

Dear Parental Rights Champion, Your immediate action is needed to protect parental rights in Nevada. Two bills that threaten your family are currently making their way through the Nevada legislature and need to be stopped. Background Nevada Assembly Bill 430 AB 430 calls for a “family home visitation system,” which would require a state investigator or…

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Breaking News! PRA Resolution Passes

Oklahoma House Chamber

Just this afternoon we received word from the floor of the Oklahoma House of Representatives: Senate Concurrent Resolution 1 (SCR 1) passed the House by unanimous consent! This makes Oklahoma the seventh state to pass a resolution calling on Congress to pass the Parental Rights Amendment to the states for ratification. SCR 1 passed the…

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Immediate Action Needed in Oklahoma

Oklahoma House Chamber

Parental Rights Oklahoma urges you to take action right now to protect your parental rights. THIS Wednesday afternoon SCR1, Oklahoma’s resolution to support the Parental Rights Amendment, will be heard on the floor of the Oklahoma House of Representatives. We need to let our representatives know to support this resolution, and we want to pack…

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Your Voice Needed in Florida for Parental Rights

Florida Senate Chamber

Hello! The proposed Florida Parents’ Bill of Rights has just passed a major roadblock in the Senate. But we need your help today to keep it moving forward. Background Four weeks ago the “Parents’ Bill of Rights” was introduced as  HB 1171 in the House and SB 1726 in the Senate. Parentalrights.org staff and volunteers,…

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Take Action to Protect Children and Parents in Maine

LD 798, a bill that threatens children and parental rights, is scheduled for a hearing next week. The measure comes before Maine’s Joint Standing Committee on Educational and Cultural Affairs on Wednesday, March 13, at 1:00 pm in Room 208 of the Cross Building in Augusta. LD 798 would remove the right of parents to…

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Great News!!

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,…

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