Three weeks ago, I wrote to tell you what Harvard’s Elizabeth Bartholet got wrong about us—and about you—when she attacked homeschooling in an Arizona Law Review article and in Harvard Magazine. Bartholet confused our stance that parental rights are fundamental, which is in keeping with 95 years of Supreme Court precedent, with the extremist notion…

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A Harvard Magazine article by Erin O’Donnell called “The Risks of Homeschooling” has fittingly received a lot of attention in the past week, as O’Donnell expounds on the elitist notion of Harvard Professor Elizabeth Bartholet that there should be “a presumptive ban on the practice [of homeschooling].” Bartholet, the Wasserstein public interest professor of law…

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It’s called “the death penalty of the family courts.” The termination of parental rights (TPR) is the most extreme measure that can be inflicted on a family, and it is supposed to be reserved for only those instances where a parent is proven to be abusive or negligent and just won’t (or repeatedly can’t) change.…

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Several weeks ago I was going to speak at an Indiana home school conference. Due to the coronavirus, the conference didn’t happen, but since I couldn’t share this with the attendees in person, I want to take this opportunity to share with you a few of the reasons why I fight for parental rights, and…

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Do you believe that children are better served when fit parents have the liberty to raise, nurture, and educate them? Or do think children are better off when the decisions of loving parents are influenced, modified, and sometimes replaced by the opinions of state-appointed experts, who believe they are acting in the best interests of…

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It really isn’t the end of the world. But the pandemic status of COVID-19 has certainly brought about some significant changes for each of us in our daily lives. For millions, the biggest change is that the kids are home. Schools are shut down for the next several weeks, with some sources hinting that many…

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Just when we think they won’t get any more brazen, they do. Not long ago, the system’s violations of parental rights were kept to the shadows. Child Protective Services (CPS) targeted minorities and the poor because these were least able to defend themselves, and more likely to be dismissed by the general population. But the…

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A new proposal in Minnesota would create a constitutional provision that “all children have a fundamental right to a quality public education,” which could threaten the natural and constitutional right of parents to decide what form of education is best for their child. While the availability of a free public education has been a hallmark…

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We, The Parents of Florida, are requesting that the Senate Majority Leadership prepare to assign priority placement on the Special Orders Calendar for CS/HB 1059, immediately after it passes favorably in the Florida House of Representatives. Why? Because Parental Rights are a priority for Florida Parents; Because the Florida Legislature officially acknowledged the need for…

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In February, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) introduced a resolution, House Resolution 854, to call for the US Senate to ratify the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (the Convention, or CRC). In so doing, she once more opened the door—or at least knocked on it—for international law to override parental rights in…

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