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The Controversial Child Abuse Epidemic Tearing Families Apart

Jessica Holt* was only a few months old when her mother, Sally*, noticed that something was wrong. Jessica didn’t feed…

"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.

Phila. Public Defenders, Lancaster Co. Foster Parents Hit with $4.5M Judgment in Child Abuse Case

For a period of three-and-a-half years, the children were taken to the basement of the Lancaster County home in which…

Quick Take: Good and Bad News

Good news: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled against counties examining “the genitals of children removed…

The State “Assigns Legal Parentage”?

James Dwyer, a respected law professor at the prestigious College of William and Mary, has written another book. According to…