Posts Tagged ‘medical’

Legislative Update and a Big Surprise

Oklahoma House Chamber

This legislative season has been something of a mixed bag, with some victories, some disappointments, some challenges, and one particular story that took us by surprise. Some Victories In Oklahoma, the Parental Rights Amendment (PRA) resolution, SCR 1, passed the House of Representatives by unanimous consent on April 3, making Oklahoma the seventh state to…

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Report on the HELP Committee Hearing on Vaccines

Capitol

Note: This week’s newsletter is an eye-witness report from Federal Relations Liaison Maggie McKneely. Here’s Maggie: The well-publicized measles outbreaks In Washington, New York, and Texas have inflamed the debate over vaccines. In recent months, we’ve seen a number of states introduce legislation that would either partially or entirely remove vaccine exemptions. California Congressman Adam…

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We Are Changing the Culture!

Changing the Culture

Dear Champion of Parental Rights, Thanks to you, we are doing something very few non-profits have accomplished in all of history: we are changing the culture for families in America. When a child services investigator knocked on my door on April Fool’s Day 2003, it was no joke. We had no idea who “called us…

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We’re Getting Through!

Getting Through

What do a California school of social work, a vaccine apologist, and the government have in common? No, it’s not just that they’re the traditional enemies of parental rights. Rather, in the last two months ParentalRights.org has been invited into conversation with all of them! As a nation we see too many children suffer unnecessary…

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Thanks to You, We Alerted President Trump

Whitehouse

Dear Champion of Parental Rights, ParentalRights.org recently sent a letter to President Trump on your behalf. The following explains how that unusual event came about and what it means. When a Norwegian family court in September ruled to terminate Amy Jakobsen’s parental rights to Tyler, her son, friends, and legal advisors went looking for additional…

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Two Little Boys, One Big Problem

Photo from MedicalKidnap.com: “Jordan Meissinger holds his newborn son. His joy was short-lived. When Baby Paxton was only 48 hours old, Arizona social workers took him away from his family. Photo provided by family.” Two-day-old Paxton Meissinger was separated from his parents by the Arizona Department of Child Services (DCS), a victim not of abuse…

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No Chance to Say “Goodbye”

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A hospital in Toronto has proposed that doctors should have the authority to euthanize minor patients without even a word to the parents. [News source: Sick children in Canada may soon be euthanized without parental consent.] An end-of-life decision for a terminally ill child must be heart-wrenching, a parent’s worst nightmare. But can you imagine…

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An American Child Kidnapped in Norway

Amy and Child

[Photo from Step up 4 Children’s Rights YouTube video.] This week, Amy Jakobsen received news every loving parent dreads: the courts have officially “released” her son “for adoption.” Amy is an American citizen who was living in Norway in July of 2013, when her troubles all began. Amy’s Story As a first-time mother, Amy grew…

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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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PA Dentist Threatens Parents; Utah Adopts a Better Way

Dentist Threatens Parents

PA Dentist Threatens Parents A dentist’s office in Pennsylvania has made headlines and sparked a social media firestorm of angry parents. Dr. Ross Wezmar of Smiles 4 Keeps came under fire for a letter citing Pennsylvania Act 31 and threatening to report parents for neglect if they failed to schedule their child’s next cleaning with…

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