Next Thursday, February 20th, ParentalRights.Org Minnesota and Health Choice Minnesota are hosting the second annual Health and Parental Rights Rally. The event will take place at the Minnesota State Capitol at 2 PM, Central Time. Last year, we packed the Capitol rotunda with 1,900 people, while half the state was shut down with subzero whiteout…

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Anonymous reporting hurts children. So why would a Nebraska bill extend anonymous reporting even to mandated reporters? Such a move would threaten parental rights and traumatize countless children. The Numbers Are Grim Nationally, about 83% of all child abuse or neglect investigations result in a finding of “unfounded” or “unsubstantiated.” This means that, even after…

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We need all parental rights champions in Virginia to call your delegate today and urge them to oppose House Bill 386, which would illegalize counseling that helps a teen reduce or eliminate unwanted same-sex attraction. Yesterday, H.B. 386 passed the House Committee on Health, Welfare, and Institutions by a vote of 18 to 4. Its…

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On Wednesday, January 29, at 10:30 a.m. EST, ParentalRights.org President Jim Mason will go on Facebook Live to interview United States Senator Mike Lee of Utah. Lee, a constitutional legal scholar, has long been a friend to our mission and a supporter of the Parental Rights Amendment. Jim and Senator Lee will discuss two bills…

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The faith-based counselling ban bill we alerted you to last week in the Virginia Senate (SB 245) has a companion bill in the House, HB 386, which is on the move as well. HB 386 passed out of the Subcommittee on Health Professions on Thursday (1/23), and is scheduled for hearing TOMORROW, Tuesday, January 28,…

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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…

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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.…

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Virginia General Assembly in session

ALERT: (Jan. 23, 2020) — HB 386, the companion bill to SB 245 (described below) will be heard before the Health Professions Sub-Committee of the House Health, Welfare, and Institutions Committee TODAY at 5 p.m. Please call your Delegate on the subcommittee and urge them to vote “No.” SB 245, a bill that would prevent parents…

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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.…

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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 Director

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