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!

Don’t Miss It: Parental Rights Podcast Hits Amazing Stride

If you haven’t listened to the Parental Rights Foundation’s EPPiC Broadcast podcast lately, you might want to check it out…

Update: 2021 Conference Rescheduled

The Conference on Parental Rights at the Franciscan University of Steubenville (Ohio) that was formerly scheduled for April 9–10 has…

Stopping the ASFA Clock, with Chris Gottlieb

The Adoption and Safe Families Act imposes a 15-month deadline for families separated by the child welfare system to reunify.…

"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…