Parental Rights Board Sees Changes for 2023
Shaun Alexander (left) and William Wagner (right). I count it a true blessing to get to work with the dedicated men and women who make up the board of the Parental Rights Foundation and ParentalRights.org. Some of these board members have served for years, providing their time, experiences, professional expertise, and unique skills to the…Read More
Parental Rights are on the move on Capitol Hill – please call Congress now!
It’s an exciting time in our nation’s Capital. It seems that, after several years of inaction, your passion and commitment to your children is paying off as Congress is finally taking action to protect children by empowering parents. First up, as we told you last week, is the Parental Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.…Read More
Parental Rights Celebrating Milestones
This week, we are celebrating a couple of milestones in the area of parental rights. First, the EPPiC Broadcast is celebrating the launch of its sixth podcast season with an episode featuring Ethan Demme of Demme Learning (and a member of the Parental Rights Foundation board). Ethan discusses his family’s contact with the foster care…Read More
Toolkit: How to Lobby for the Parental Rights Amendment During Congressional Recess
This week and next, your U.S. Representative will be at home in your district. Congress is on a scheduled recess so the Members can hear from their constituents. That’s you! So, we have scheduled a special webinar with our president, Will Estrada, this Thursday, February 16, at 9pm EST to bring you up to speed…Read More
Watch: Why Pass Parental Rights State Laws?
Today fifteen states protect parental rights as fundamental rights in state law. So, it’s very exciting that almost fifteen more states (currently 12) have introduced or are expected to introduce similar measures this legislative session. If every one of those were to pass—a longshot, I know—we would nearly double the number of states protecting our…Read More
Legislatures are Heating Up for the 2023 Session
It’s the time of year when many state legislatures convene for their new session, and already parental rights are a prominent issue in proposed new legislation. Some are “reasonable independence” bills, which aim to exclude from the definition of “neglect” certain activities some parents may reasonably allow their children to do on their own as…Read More
Parental Rights Fly-in Coming This March
I’m so excited! For the first time in nine years (and only the second time in our history), we are gathering our state coordinators from across the country for a Parental Rights Leadership Fly-in this March! You might think we have bigger things to be excited about right now, like the pending reintroduction of the…Read More
Launching the New Year with Exciting Events
Welcome to 2023! It’s going to be a huge year for parental rights, and we can’t wait to get it started! In the coming days, we’ll see state legislatures convene and take up legislation to support fundamental parental rights. And the Parental Rights Amendment is coming back to the U.S. Congress, as well! We’ll also…Read More
Under the Hood: Exciting Plans for 2023
“These are the times that try men’s souls.” Those are the words I used as I began a keynote speech recently at a gala in Houston, Texas. Those words weren’t something a politician said on the nightly news the other evening. These were the words of Thomas Paine in a pamphlet he wrote titled “The…Read More
Our Biggest Court Victory of 2022!
It was our biggest court victory of 2022: the District of Columbia surrendered to a preliminary injunction against DC’s Minor Consent for Vaccinations Amendment Act of 2020, choosing to settle out of court and repeal their law rather than appeal their case. You may recall that the law would have allowed children as young as…Read More