Posts Tagged ‘states’

Visit Senators to Support Parental Rights Amendment

Visit Your Senators before Labor Day While They’re Still Home on Summer Recess Pictured: PRO’s President, Jim Mason, in Indiana with local supporters after visiting with Senator Joe Donnelly’s (D-IN) case manager about the Parental Rights Amendment Dear Champion of Parental Rights, In case you missed the big news, Senator Lindsey Graham introduced the Parental…

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Maine – Please Contact Your Lawmakers

Dear Champion of Parental Rights in Maine, I just received the following alert from Scott Woodruff, the attorney who spoke on our behalf before the Maine Judiciary Committee earlier this month. Please take note of his request and contact your lawmakers to support this bill. Sincerely, Michael Ramey Director of Communications & Research —————- Calls…

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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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Call Immediately to Protect Your Right to Decide How to Raise Your Kids

Calls are urgently needed to urge Maine lawmakers to protect parental rights. A bill is pending, LD 472, that would enact a law protecting the rights of parents. It sounds like a simple, obvious idea! But when I testified in favor of the bill during a committee hearing on May 2, some lawmakers seemed unsupportive.…

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Why a Statute in a "Safe" State?

Tuesday morning, attorney Scott Woodruff spoke on behalf of ParentalRights.org before a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee of the Maine state legislature. Woodruff testified in support of LD 472 as amended, a bill to protect the fundamental right of parents as a matter of state law. Thankfully, Maine’s courts have a solid history of…

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It's Time to Mobilize for Parental Rights in Maine

ParentalRights.org's Michael Ramey meets with Maine Reps. Espling (right) and Sampson

ParentalRights.org’s Michael Ramey meets with Maine Reps. Espling (right) and Sampson Dear Parental Rights Champion in Maine, It is time to mobilize for parental rights here in our state! A public hearing for the Maine Parental Rights bill, LD 472, has been scheduled for Tuesday, May 2, at 1:00 p.m. in room 438 of the…

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Protecting Parents in the Northeast

ParentalRights.org's Michael Ramey meets with Maine Representatives

Picture: ParentalRights.org’s Michael Ramey meets with Maine Reps. Espling (right) and Sampson [Sent 3/21/17] Last week I was privileged to attend the Homeschoolers of Maine conference in Rockport. While there, I was able not only to share the important work of ParentalRights.org with hundreds of concerned home educators, but also to meet with Maine lawmakers…

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Drama (and Victory) in the Wyoming Senate

Wyoming

We were steps from the finish line, yet it suddenly appeared victory would be snatched from our grasp. The fate of House Bill 153 on Parental Rights in the Wyoming Senate came down to the last minute, and tested our ability – your ability – to respond quickly. The drama began Thursday, February 23, when…

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Action Needed in Oklahoma

Dear Champion of Parental Rights in Oklahoma: I want to alert you to a profound and dangerous threat to your right to protect the health of your children, a threat we need to deal with immediately. Senate Bill 83 authored by Senator Yen seeks to modify the traditional right of parents to make their own…

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Texas, We Have a Problem

The editorial board of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram ran a blistering commentary on Tuesday (Feb. 21) about the state’s damaged Child Protective Services (CPS) agency and the rise of child sex trafficking. “The child welfare system is in desperate need of reform,” the board wrote, paired with this tragic statement: “No child should ever be…

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