Parental Rights News

There is a growing contest between government and families regarding who should be the primary decision maker for children. Scroll below for news items, and subscribe to our newsletters for updates, as we continue to monitor the news and share key stories and research.

Recent Parental Rights Foundation Newsletters

Check out our recent research, reports, and news stories on parental rights. Thank you for partnering with us to preserve parental rights!

The "Age of Fear" in the "Land of Surveillance"

The “Age of Fear” in the “Land of Surveillance”

It’s one of the toughest balancing acts you face as a parent: how to teach your child independence and self-reliance…

New Guidance Protects Student Privacy, Parents’ Rights

New Guidance Protects Student Privacy, Parents’ Rights

New Guidance from the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) is bolstering protection for student privacy, while sending a warning to…

Foster Care Trends

Troubling Trends in Foster Care

The Parental Rights Foundation this week reviewed the five latest AFCARS reports and uncovered some disturbing trends. According to the…

"Quick Takes" on Parental Rights News

Thanks to the partnership of concerned parents like you, we are able to monitor the news for issues that could affect parental rights. Here are some "quick takes" on news items. Please also see our news sections arranged by category: medical child abuse, disabilities, and child abuse prevention.

Alfie Evans

Alfie Evans: A Judge, Not Parents, Decides a Baby’s Fate

Picture from #ALFIESARMY Twitter page Earlier this year, the world watched as baby Alfie Evans’ fate was decided, not by…

Charlie Guard: Do Parents or Judges Decide?

The United Kingdom’s highest court has determined it was in Charlie Gard’s “best interest” for his parents to give up…

Medical Child Abuse: Sean’s Story

Gary and Nancy took their nine-month-old son, Sean, into his “regular pediatrician’s office” (p. 25) because he seemed to be…