Posts Tagged ‘child welfare’

New CAPTA Bill Shifts Power to Parents

2 of 23 New CAPTA Bill Shifts Power to Parents

It may be the rarest of all gifts in American politics today: any topic that can bring bipartisan support. Such is parental rights, which according to polling enjoys the support of more than 90% from any political party—Democrat, Republican, or Independent. This gift of bipartisan agreement should apply equally to H.R. 6233, a bill newly…

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Alfie Evans Update, State Laws, and More News!

NE Bill Successfully Vetoed

The parental rights effort is a lot like raising preschoolers: every once in a while, things that were calm and quiet suddenly explode with activity. For parental rights, this week is wrapping up one of those furious months. ALFIE EVANS – PULLED FROM LIFE SUPPORT AGAINST PARENTS’ WISHES Photo Credit: #AlfiesArmy @Alfiesarmy16 The inescapable parental…

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Hundreds of Children Illegally Removed?

A 38-year-old father and his attorney have managed to uncover an illegal practice so widespread that its exposure could overturn dozens, or even hundreds, of child welfare proceedings in one North Carolina county. According to an investigation and March 15 report by the Associated Press, the Cherokee County Department of Social Services has been using…

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Losing the Children She Tried to Protect

Losing the Children She Tried to Protect

“Innocent until proven guilty” is a cherished principle of our justice system here in America. Unfortunately, it doesn’t always seem to apply to parents like you or me, as Tennessee mom Tori Harper recently learned the hard way. She Reached Out to a System Designed to Help Children, and Suddenly Found Herself Its Victim According…

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Traumatizing the Innocent Isn’t the Answer

Note: ParentalRights.org is not a “homeschool organization.” We support the right of all parents to direct the education, as well as the upbringing and care, of their children. But, as the recent Turpin case from California has prompted many to call for over-regulation of those who choose to homeschool, we felt a response was in…

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New Year, Same Old Threats

This first week of January one doesn’t have to look too far to see a reminder similar to this one: “It’s a brand new year, a clean slate, a chance to start over.” Unfortunately, when it comes to your parental rights, we’re still dealing with the same reality we were a week ago, where your…

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Shocking Video: Law Professor Attacks Parental Rights

Law Professor Attacks Parental Rights

Shocking Video: Law Professor Attacks Parental Rights (Our thanks to CRTV for their footage of James Dwyer. The full episode on the Homeschool Rebellion and Season 2 of Michelle Malkin Investigates can be found on CRTV.com.) Take Action Before It’s Too Late. Sign up. Share. Donate. “The reason parent-child relationships exist is because the State…

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Parents Losing Children for Being Too Poor?

Lately we’ve been sharing a lot about what we’re doing in Washington and what we’re urging you to do in your state or district to promote the Parental Rights Amendment. Apart from the tragedy of Charlie Gard, though, there hasn’t been much time to talk about the “why” of it all. You have heard the…

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Exciting Days Ahead

The Parental Rights Amendment Is Being Reintroduced!

The school year may be winding down, but things are just about to take off here at ParentalRights.org. The biggest item on the near horizon is the introduction of the Parental Rights Amendment (PRA) in both houses of Congress, which I expect to see very soon. But that’s not all that’s taking place during that…

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Special Report: The State of Parental Rights in America, 2017

Child and Parent

The Supreme Court once declared, “This primary role of parents in the upbringing of their children is now established beyond debate as an enduring American tradition.” Wisconsin v. Yoder, 406 U.S. 205 (1972) at 232. So, how are we doing with that “enduring American tradition” today? Unfortunately, not so well. Even with advances in some…

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