As 45 states start their legislative sessions this month, now is the time for you and me to push lawmakers to champion necessary child welfare reform. Last summer, we presented model language for a bill that would provide due process before a name goes on a child abuse registry. Volunteers in more than a dozen…

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We knew there would be challenges ahead of us with the start of the 2021 legislative season this week. We were preparing for them. But crunch time is no longer coming; crunch time is here. In preparation for the new COVID vaccines DC passed a law on December 23 that puts 11-year-olds in the position…

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The DC bill allowing minors to consent to vaccination without their parent’s knowledge or consent, the bill that would keep any knowledge of the vaccination from the child’s parents even long after the fact, has finally been delivered to the desk of DC Mayor Muriel Bowser. If you live in the District, we would ask…

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On October 20 the District of Columbia Council voted 12-1 to adopt a measure that would flout existing Supreme Court precedent and end parental rights regarding a minor’s healthcare. Bill 23-171 is scheduled for a second reading and vote in the council on November 10. If it passes again, it then faces Mayoral review and…

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Mark your calendars and spread the word! On Thursday, October 15th ParentalRights.org Board Member and PA State Coordinator, Vickie Suarez, will be speaking at the “Believe me! I’m a mother!” rally at Philadelphia City Hall and you are invited to attend! The rally starts at 9:00 a.m. at Philadelphia City Hall’s Northeast Entrance, and protests…

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Vanessa Peoples knows all too well about parental rights abuses. She was a 25-year-old nursing student when a “wellness visit” to check on her children turned into an all-out assault on her family and home. And none of it was called for. According to this article by Diane Redleaf at Reason, the story began in…

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It’s hard to see 2021 from here, what with another full month of hurricane season, elections looming in November, fires raging out west, and unrest continuing in cities across the nation. Yet we are excited to be working with volunteers in 16 different states on securing lawmakers to introduce parental rights legislation in the coming…

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The Tennessee Department of Education issued a letter this weekend completely withdrawing child wellbeing guidance that last week caused a tremendous outcry due to parental rights and family privacy concerns. That letter, addressed to the Tennessee legislature and forwarded to us by one of our friends there, is attached here. Last week’s policy guidance, created…

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On August 11, the Tennessee Child Wellbeing Task Force (“Task Force”) published “a guidance document” through the Department of Education “to ensure all children are checked-in (sic) on.” The document calls on localities to mobilize their resources to “connect with each child to verify wellbeing and identify need.” (BREAKING: While building this alert email we…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE // August 13, 2020 // Washington, D.C. – On Friday, Rep. Gwen Moore (D-WI) introduced a bill on the floor of the US House, which would suspend a federal provision that generally requires states to file for Termination of Parental Rights (TPR) against parents whose children have spent 15 or more of…

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