Three weeks ago, I wrote to tell you what Harvard’s Elizabeth Bartholet got wrong about us—and about you—when she attacked homeschooling in an Arizona Law Review article and in Harvard Magazine. Bartholet confused our stance that parental rights are fundamental, which is in keeping with 95 years of Supreme Court precedent, with the extremist notion…

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It’s called “the death penalty of the family courts.” The termination of parental rights (TPR) is the most extreme measure that can be inflicted on a family, and it is supposed to be reserved for only those instances where a parent is proven to be abusive or negligent and just won’t (or repeatedly can’t) change.…

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It really isn’t the end of the world. But the pandemic status of COVID-19 has certainly brought about some significant changes for each of us in our daily lives. For millions, the biggest change is that the kids are home. Schools are shut down for the next several weeks, with some sources hinting that many…

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Mark your calendar! On Wednesday, March 25th, ParentalRights.org Pennsylvania is hosting our second Parents Know Best Rally in Harrisburg, PA. We’re organizing this event to support Pennsylvania House Bill 508 – The Parental Rights Protection Act – a vital piece of legislation that works to keep the government in check. “You have rights antecedent (pre-existing) to…

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Last week in Florida, 6-year-old Nadia King was taken from her public school by police and committed to a mental health facility, all before her mother was contacted or notified. Fortunately, change is coming to Florida—but it looks like it can’t get there soon enough. Another Victim of the Baker Act Under a 50-year-old Florida…

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Next Thursday, February 20th, ParentalRights.Org Minnesota and Health Choice Minnesota are hosting the second annual Health and Parental Rights Rally. The event will take place at the Minnesota State Capitol at 2 PM, Central Time. Last year, we packed the Capitol rotunda with 1,900 people, while half the state was shut down with subzero whiteout…

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Anonymous reporting hurts children. So why would a Nebraska bill extend anonymous reporting even to mandated reporters? Such a move would threaten parental rights and traumatize countless children. The Numbers Are Grim Nationally, about 83% of all child abuse or neglect investigations result in a finding of “unfounded” or “unsubstantiated.” This means that, even after…

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We need all parental rights champions in Virginia to call your delegate today and urge them to oppose House Bill 386, which would illegalize counseling that helps a teen reduce or eliminate unwanted same-sex attraction. Yesterday, H.B. 386 passed the House Committee on Health, Welfare, and Institutions by a vote of 18 to 4. Its…

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The faith-based counselling ban bill we alerted you to last week in the Virginia Senate (SB 245) has a companion bill in the House, HB 386, which is on the move as well. HB 386 passed out of the Subcommittee on Health Professions on Thursday (1/23), and is scheduled for hearing TOMORROW, Tuesday, January 28,…

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Virginia HB 580, which would insert troubling language into the state’s child abuse provision, is scheduled for a hearing before the Social Services Sub-Sommittee of the House Health, Welfare, and Institutions Committee on Thursday, January 23 (tomorrow!) UPDATE January 23, 2020: The Sub-committee did not get to HB 580 today. We will watch for the…

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