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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Busy in the State House and in the U.S. Senate

In This Issue: Report: Busy in the State House and in the U.S. Senate By the Numbers: State and National Legislation Go Deeper: Two-Thirds Vote to Pass the Parental Rights Amendment ••••••••••••••••••••••••• Report: Busy in the State House and in the U.S. Senate ParentalRights.org has been busy in the state house and in the U.S.…

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Oklahoma Legislative Preview: Action Needed

Dear Parental Rights Oklahoma Supporter, It’s hard to believe that Oklahoma’s Legislative session 2017 will begin in a little over two weeks, but it is upon us and there are several pieces of legislation being introduced that are particularly concerning to us at Parentalrights.org. Concerning Bills The first bill I want to bring to your…

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