A Texas Supreme Court ruling issued Friday constitutes a victory for parents everywhere, and especially for this father in Texas. “We are beyond excited!” the father told us in a Facebook message on Monday. “It’s our 2020 bright spot.” The case is In re C.J.C., Relator, and it’s one in which the Parental Rights Foundation…

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A few weeks ago we planned to answer your questions about parents’ rights in the final episode of the Parental Rights Podcast. While we had an urgent news story come up instead, we still wanted to go through your questions and answer them as best we could. Where listeners asked similar questions, we’ve combined those into…

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How badly can false reports of abuse and neglect hurt a family?This week, Kathleen Creamer, the Managing Attorney of the Family Advocacy Unit at Community Legal Services in Philadelphia, explains the devastating impacts that false, anonymous reports of child abuse can have on families. She and Jim break down the details, from traumatic and invasive…

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Perhaps you’ve heard the dire predictions: with more children at home, more parents out of work, and fewer eyes on the students because schools are closed, child abuse and neglect will skyrocket during this COVID-19 pandemic. But now there are refreshing warnings: warnings from both the federal government and private sources, to caution us not…

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What’s changing in parental rights laws, and how will your family be affected? This week, we recap the good and the bad from this year’s developing parental rights legislation. Both the federal and state legislatures have been busy, so Michael breaks down the new developments in school choice, anonymous child abuse reporting, and more with…

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Cases like this are why the Parental Rights Foundation works to demand due process through child welfare reforms. Recently, a West Coast couple had their names added to their state’s child abuse and neglect registry for not getting their child medical attention that the child didn’t need. If that sentence made sense to you, you…

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Thank you so much for listening to the Parental Rights Podcast! For our season finale, releasing on June 23rd, we want to answer your questions about the podcast, any of our guest speakers, the Parental Rights movement, and more. if you have questions or comments, we want to hear them! Submit your question below and…

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This week the Parental Rights Podcast features William Wagner’s discussion with our president, Jim Mason, about a Michigan law that would establish a “right” for all children to receive government-controlled education. Wagner is a former diplomat, federal prosecutor, and magistrate judge, a distinguished professor emeritus of law, and the president of Salt and Light Global.…

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What happens when a judge rules that your kids have a “right” to government-controlled schooling? This week, we cover a developing case in Detroit – what looks like a positive win for school children actually endangers the right of parents to direct and determine their kids’ education. Jim breaks down the case with William Wagner,…

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What if someone didn’t even have to be related to you to claim legal custody and visitation rights to your child? That’s exactly what happened to Texas dad, Chris, in an ongoing case that could set a dangerous precedent for Texas families. Today, Andrew Brown, a distinguished fellow with the Texas Public Policy Foundation, tells…

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