Take Action Now:
Ask Your Two U.S. Senators to Cosponsor the Parental Rights Amendment!
Now that the Parental Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution has been reintroduced in the U.S. Senate, we need your help to add cosponsors. Will you stand with us to protect children and families and ensure that no family in our nation ever goes through what Charlie Gard and his parents had to suffer in the U.K.?
Here are three ways that you can help pass the Parental Rights Amendment:
- Call your two U.S. Senators at the Capitol Switch Board, 202-224-3121, and ask your senators to cosponsor the Parental Rights Amendment. Your message can be as simple as “Thank you for taking my call today. I urge the Senator to cosponsor S.J.Res. 48, Senator Lindsey Graham’s Parental Rights Amendment. This Amendment will ensure that loving parents are able to raise, educate, and nurture their own children, free from government control or restrictions.” If you do not know who your two U.S. Senators are, you can find out here.
- If you have additional time, visit www.senate.gov and use the “Find Your Senators” link in the upper left corner by the American flag and follow the “Contact” links to send an email with the same wording (or add in an additional message explaining why protecting parental rights is important to you).
- And if you have the time to meet with your senators or their staff during the August recess, then we encourage you to call their office (either in Washington, D.C., using the number above, or by calling a district office) and ask to set up a meeting before Labor Day. This can be a great opportunity to take your children and other families with you to meet your elected officials and ask them to support the Parental Rights Amendment. (Next week, we will be sending a step-by-step guide to make your visit a success.)
We have numerous resources to help you learn more about the Parental Rights Amendment. We are grateful to already have the support of Senator Lindsey Graham (SC), who introduced the Parental Rights Amendment, and Senators Marco Rubio (FL), Roy Blunt (MO), Jim Risch (ID), Chuck Grassley (IA), and Johnny Isakson (GA) who have signed on as original cosponsors.
Thank you for standing with us to protect the fundamental right of parents—not government bureaucrats—to raise their own children.
James R. Mason