Posts Tagged ‘family’
Action Needed to Preserve Parental Rights in Virginia
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…Read More
Hot-Button Issues Come to Parental Rights
The new Virginia legislature didn’t waste any time launching an all-out assault on parental rights. In the opening hours, the House of Delegates and the Virginia Senate took up four pieces of legislation that are troubling for families: SB 32 would outlaw spanking with “an inanimate object.” HB 386 would outlaw “conversion therapy” for minors.…Read More
States Take Up Parental Rights Legislation
The new legislative year is underway across the country, and in Florida and Colorado we’re championing promising bills to protect parental rights. (For more about the Florida bills and the Florida legislature’s committee challenges, check out this week’s Parental Rights Podcast with special guest, ParentalRights.org State Coordinator Patti Sullivan.) Colorado HB 20-1063 In Colorado, Rep.…Read More
Season’s Greetings from ParentalRights.org
The ParentalRights.org team wishes you and your family all the joy and light, warmth and love of this holiday season, now and throughout the coming year. From our family to yours, Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! Sincerely, Michael Ramey Executive DirectorRead More
Shining the Light on Child Services
The Pardo family in Texas was finally reunited after several months, all accusations against the parents dropped. (They had been accused of seeking medical care their 4-year-old didn’t need, though the court would later find that every treatment he ever received had been prescribed by his attending physicians.) A group in Minnesota is currently working…Read More
Innocent until Proven Guilty
Innocent until proven guilty. Even elementary school students can tell you this is one of the cornerstones on which our nation is built. So how is it parents can be added to a child abuse register without first having a hearing and a chance to defend themselves? To be listed as a sex offender, one…Read More
Thank you – you make it happen!
This year we set our most ambitious Giving Tuesday goal yet, and we missed it by only $3,400. All told, this Giving Tuesday raised $26,600.00 for the Parental Rights Foundation. Our goal for one-day giving was $30,000: half from matching grants secured in advance, and the other half from all of you. While we fell…Read More
#GivingTuesday is Here!
#GivingTuesday is here! Will you support families by helping us reach our one-day donation goal of $30,000 to educate courts, policy makers, and the public on the need to preserve parental rights? Today only, the first $15,000 given to the Parental Rights Foundation will be matched, right up to our $30,000 goal. Your contribution will…Read More
Thank You, and Come See Us!
As we gather with our families this year, we will be giving thanks for you! We are beyond grateful for your courage and faithfulness to stand with us to defend families through the protection of parental rights. Thanks to you, we have been able to speak up before the Texas Supreme Court through an amicus…Read More
NBC – Houston Chronicle Partnership Shines Light on Parental Rights
We’ve said it for months: If more people knew what innocent families suffer in the name of “child protection,” they would join us in doing something about it. Now NBC News and the Houston Chronicle are shining a light on that very thing. In what has so far been a three-part series, the two news…Read More