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

Doctors Choking on Bad Medicine

At a Wisconsin hospital, a doctor—a doctor!— and his family are finding out the hard way that the medical system…

Special Announcement: Podcast Debuts Today!

Today is the day we launch the Parental Rights Podcast! Soon you will be able to stream or download from…

Supporting Families in the Texas Supreme Court

He’s all she has left in the world, but he can’t protect her alone. He’s going to need our help.…

"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.

Justina and Her Mom

Diagnosis Dispute Leads to Lost Custody – Justina Pellitier

[Credit for Photos: A Miracle for Justina Facebook page] Justina Pelletier finally made it home to her family in June…

Taken Away Over Getting a Second Opinion – “Baby Sammy”

In California, “Baby Sammy” was taken from his parents because they left one hospital to seek a second opinion at…