Thanks to You, We Alerted President Trump

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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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HHS Proposes Rule Expanding Religious and Conscience Protections in Health Care

The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) in the federal Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently released a wide-ranging proposed rule that focused on increasing protections for the rights of conscience and religious liberties in the area of health care services. Several provisions of the rule pertain to the issue of parental rights. Interested…

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Can a Trip to the Hospital Turn into a Custody Battle?

Medical Neglect?

Can a Trip to the Hospital Turn into a Custody Battle? (Our thanks to CRTV for their footage. The full episode can be found on CRTV.com.) Can a trip to the hospital turn into a custody battle? For Justina Pelletier and many other families, the answer has been, “Yes.” Michelle Malkin recently revisited the family…

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Baby Alfie and the Need to Finish Strong

Special Year-End Edition Dear Champion of Parental Rights, It has been a tough and at times scary year for parental rights, but as 2017 winds down, we have a lot to celebrate, too, including this exciting news: the Parental Rights Amendment has been introduced in both houses of Congress! We are ending the year on…

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Breaking: “The Next Charlie Gard” Is Now

Picture from #ALFIESARMY Twitter page; used with permission. As the tragedy of Charlie Gard’s death unfolded—that’s the terminally-ill 11-month-old from the United Kingdom whose parents in July were prohibited from transferring him to a U.S. hospital for life-saving treatment, or even from taking him home to die—I remember taking some small comfort from the thought,…

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