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.

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"Medical Ethics Concerns" in Review

Writing for the Family Defense Center in Chicago, George J. Barry and Diane L. Redleaf published their criticism of the…

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"Bad Medicine" May Be Just What the Doctor Ordered

New Legal Paper Challenges the Charge of Medical Child Abuse The latest volume of the UC Davis Law Review features…

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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.

The “Dead Zone” After Election Day

Yesterday was Election Day in Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Virginia, and New Jersey. So, this morning our news here in Northern Virginia…

“America’s Hidden Foster Care System” in Review

Josh Gupta-Kagan, an associate professor at the University of South Carolina School of Law, recently released an article on “America’s…

Good News from ALEC

What better way to introduce important parental rights reforms than to propose them to all 50 states at once? This…