Announcing PRF’s New Board of Advisors

I couldn’t be more excited to tell you about a new development in the structure of the Parental Rights Foundation: We’ve formed a brand-new Board of Advisors! For 17 years, starting as ParentalRights.org in 2007 and then as the Parental Rights Foundation from 2014, our organization has gathered and shared some of the best scholarship…

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The Families Rights and Responsibilities Act, with Matt Sharp

This week, we’re talking with Matt Sharp, senior legal counsel at Alliance Defending Freedom. Matt tells us about the Families Rights and Responsibilities Act, recently introduced into the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives that aims to safeguard parental rights and provide parents with strong legal protections at the national level. Matt explains what’s in…

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Why Reasonable Childhood Independence Matters, with Diane Redleaf

Welcome back to the EPPiC Broadcast! We’re kicking off season 8 with a returning appearance of Diane Redleaf. Diane is the legal consultant at Let Grow, an organization that promotes reasonable childhood independence. She’s also the author of They Took the Kids Last Night.  In this episode, Diane tells us what reasonable childhood independence is…

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Week in Richmond Brings Mixed Results

Photo: Parental Rights Foundation President Michael Ramey at the Virginia State Capitol on on January 30, 2024. Two weeks ago, I alerted you to a bill in Virginia that would rob parents of important due process protections and let the Department of Social Services (DSS) coerce innocent parents into signing their children into the care…

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Parental Rights Legislation in Indiana, Virginia, and Elsewhere

The 2024 legislative session is in full swing in 40 states, so it’s not surprising that several of them have already introduced bills to address parental rights. In this email, I will focus on a few of these that already demand our attention. Good Indiana Bill Faces Opposition In Indiana, SB 46 would add a…

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Take Action: New Parental Rights Bill in Congress

This week, Senators Tim Scott (R-SC) and James Lankford (R-OK) introduced S.3571, The Families’ Rights and Responsibilities Act (FRRA), in the US Senate. Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) introduced the companion bill, H.6934, in the U.S. House. The aim of these bills from a legal standpoint is to protect the traditional, natural role of parents in…

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2024 Legislatures Launching Now!

It’s almost “Go Time,” as legislatures across the country prepare to launch their 2024 sessions. That means that in a matter of weeks, or even just days, legislation will be introduced that will either support or undermine your parental rights. And we are ready to monitor those bills and keep you informed. Legislatures in 36…

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A Conversation with Will Estrada

This week we talk with Will Estrada, senior counsel at the Homeschool Legal Defense Association and former president of the Parental Rights Foundation, as well as the former host of the EPPiC Broadcast. Will has also served as attorney with the Federal Department of Health and Human Services.  Today, Will explains some of the parental…

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International Homeschooling, with Kevin Boden

This week we talk with Kevin Boden, director of HSLDA International. Kevin tells us about the victories and challenges homeschooling is facing internationally. Kevin is the lead attorney for the Romeike family, who came to the US in 2006 after facing legal hardships in Germany for homeschooling their children.

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Homeschooling and Parental Rights, with Jim Mason

This week we talk with Jim Mason, president of the Home School Legal Defense Association and former president of ParentalRights.org and the Parental Rights Foundation.  In this episode, Jim explains how homeschooling has grown from its fringe roots in the 70’s into an enduring education option today, with abundant resources to help parents best educate…

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