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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A Special Father’s Day Message from Shaun Alexander

My name is Shaun Alexander, and I’m the vice-president of the Parental Rights Foundation. From 2000 – 2008 I played…

National Conference on Child Abuse Takes a Surprising Turn

When I entered the National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect on April 24, I felt like a spy. I…

Mandatory Home Visits Coming to Oregon?

Dear Champion of Parental Rights, Are the headlines true? Are universal mandatory home visits coming to Oregon in the near…

"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…