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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Victory for Parents at the Texas Supreme Court

A Texas Supreme Court ruling issued Friday constitutes a victory for parents everywhere, and especially for this father in Texas.…

Answering Your Questions

A few weeks ago we planned to answer your questions about parents’ rights in the final episode of the Parental Rights…

Don’t Buy the Hype That Child Abuse Is Sky-Rocketing

Perhaps you’ve heard the dire predictions: with more children at home, more parents out of work, and fewer eyes on…

"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.

Parents Jailed Over False Abuse Claim – Bornhorst and Meade

[Photo Credit: Parenting, referencing Facebook] Imagine the terror of discovering that your 7-week daughter suddenly couldn’t move her arm. You…

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…