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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“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…

Life or Death: Yet Another Charlie Gard?

The hospitals of Britain are at it again. The “medical experts” have deduced that somehow death is actually in the…

"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.

No Questioning Allowed – Scott and Jody Ferris

According to HSLDA, who is representing the Ferrises, “Scott and Jody Ferris faced hostile medical staff during Jodi’s postpartum care…

Family Forced to Flee the Country – Sarah Hershberger

In Ohio, an Amish family was forced to flee the country to spare their daughter unwanted and dangerous chemo-therapy, including…

Taking Children to Experiment? – Hannah and Kayla Diegel

[Photo Credit: A Miracle for Two Sisters] In April of 2014, the CPS/DCS took two sisters at the Phoenix Children’s…