Liberty: Celebrating Today and Securing for Tomorrow

As we approach Independence Day on July 4, we are mindful of the principles on which our nation was founded. In so many ways, the work to secure those principles is still ongoing. As a nationwide organization, we are proud to stand with you—this July 4 and always— in protecting the liberty of all parents…

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Our Interview with the New York Times

On Thursday, June 16, the New York Times’ First Person podcast featured Parental Rights Foundation’s president, on an episode entitled “Will Estrada and the Long Roots of Parental Rights.” For the roughly 45-minute episode, host Lulu Garcia-Navarro explored the seemingly sudden emergence of parental rights as a political movement, one that has fueled election upsets,…

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Survey: Voters Overwhelmingly Support Parents’ Rights

The Parental Rights Foundation, working with Heart and Mind Strategies, recently asked the following question of a national audience: “In general, parents have the constitutional right to make decisions for their children without government interference unless there is proof of abuse or neglect. Do you agree or disagree with this view of parental rights?”  View…

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Building a Legal Bulwark to Defend Families

There is no question that the battle over parental rights is heating up. While parents have won electoral and legislative victories across the nation in recent months, those who think government bureaucrats, and not parents, should decide how our children are raised, educated, and nurtured, are not meekly surrendering.  The fight over the heart and…

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Keep the Victories Coming

Victor Booth (pictured with his family) won a preliminary injunction against DC’s Minor Consent to Vaccination bill on March 18, 2022. Victor Booth had every reason to be concerned for his children. As a father, he knew their medical history and the risks an unnecessary vaccine could mean to them personally. And as a Christian,…

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Let Our Podcast Inspire and Empower You

Are you: A fan of podcasts?  Not a podcast listener, but curious about the hype?  Someone who thought a podcast was a type of fishing lure? Wherever you find yourself when it comes to podcasts, the Parental Rights Foundation has you covered! You see, for the past three years, the Parental Rights Foundation has hosted…

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An Education Commissioner’s Perspective, with Frank Edelblut

This week, we talk with Frank Edelblut, New Hampshire’s Education Commissioner since 2017. An accountant and entrepreneur and a former member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, Edelblut now administers the state’s Department of Education.  Frank tells us about his work representing the interests of New Hampshire’s parents and taxpayers in the public school…

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Defending Families from CPS, with Jey Rajaraman

This week we talk with Jey Rajaraman, who served the last 15 years as chief counsel and supervising attorney at Legal Services of New Jersey’s Family Representation project. She has recently joined former Children’s Bureau chiefs Jerry Milner and David Kelly at Family Integrity & Justice Works. Jey tells us about her work in providing…

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Parenting with a Disability, with Rachel Barkley

This week, we talk with Rachel Barkley, an experienced coalition- and community-builder at the state and local level, and a spinal cord tumor survivor and mom. Rachel tells us about her work promoting policies that promote personal freedom and human dignity, and about parenting her children while quadriplegic.  In this episode, Rachel shares her professional…

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A School Board Member’s Perspective, with Willie Deutsch

This week, we’re talking with Willie Deutsch, who served for four years on the school board of Prince William County, Virginia. A parent himself, Willie focused on making parents’ voices heard in the local school system. Hear about how he worked to pass parent-focused policies and what it’s like to serve on a school board,…

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