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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The “Dead Zone” After Election Day

Yesterday was Election Day in Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Virginia, and New Jersey. So, this morning our news here in Northern Virginia…

“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…

"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.

Social Worker Removes Children – Funkhousers

A family from Clarke County, Virginia, lost custody of their two children when a Child Services Worker – with no…

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…