If you haven’t listened to the Parental Rights Foundation’s EPPiC Broadcast podcast lately, you might want to check it out again. There’s an onslaught of concerning topics and dangerous legislation being discussed in Congress and the media right now. Our guests are here to share with you how these different issues relate to parental rights…

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The Conference on Parental Rights at the Franciscan University of Steubenville (Ohio) that was formerly scheduled for April 9–10 has been rescheduled for October 15–16 of this year. The move is in response to shutdowns and travel restrictions related to COVID-19. The conference will feature more than a dozen speakers and professional experts covering a…

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The Adoption and Safe Families Act imposes a 15-month deadline for families separated by the child welfare system to reunify. In the age of COVID, many families are torn apart because of governmental delays they can’t control. What can we do to stop this unjust timetable? This week, Jim talks with Chris Gottlieb, Co-Director of…

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Could the new Congress and the Biden administration open the door to amend the Adoption and Safe Families Act (ASFA)? That is our hope at the Parental Rights Foundation, and that of United Family Advocates, the bipartisan coalition of which we are a cofounder and active part. Wrong Incentives First adopted in 1997, ASFA offers…

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To steal from Dickens, 2020 has been the best of times, and it has been the worst of times. You don’t need my help to understand the “worst of times,” so let me take a moment to share how it has been “the best of times” for your Parental Rights Foundation and invite you to…

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Last week I attended the policy summit of the American Legislative Exchange Council, an association of conservative policy organizations, private sector organizations, and state lawmakers, to present the need to take up reform legislation. Specifically, I presented the need to replace “anonymous reporting” with “confidential reporting” to child abuse hotlines.  The following is taken from…

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December 1, 2020, is Giving Tuesday, the holiday when we give back by donating to our favorite charities. And this year the Parental Rights Foundation is setting our biggest goal ever so we can continue to help innocent families in need. This year, generous partners have offered a matching grant of up to $45,000, so…

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An executive order in Oregon threatens parents’ ability to exercise their fundamental right to make education choices for their children. According to this article at the Federalist, Governor Kate Brown has recently ordered that private schools smaller than 75 students must not return to on-site instruction, even while opening the doors to similarly sized public…

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Should parents be investigated for physical abuse because they put their baby down for a nap and the baby cried? One Texas judge said yes, requiring the parents to submit to a search of their home and forensic interviews with their children. But on October 14, the Court of Appeals for the Twelfth District of…

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Ideas that take root in the United Nations have an unsettling tendency to eventually make their way into America’s courtrooms. That’s why the Parental Rights Foundation submitted a comment to the United Nations’ Special Rapporteur on Child Privacy last month, urging respect for the privacy of the child’s family and home, and not just the…

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