Posts Tagged ‘dc’
Breaking: District Court Grants Injunction against DC Minor Consent Act
In a tremendous win for parents, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia on Friday issued a preliminary injunction against DC’s Minor Consent for Vaccinations Act Amendment of 2020 (MCVA). This is the latest decision in the Parental Rights Foundation’s case against this dangerous law. Passed by the DC Council, the MCVA…Read More
DC Lawsuit Decision Delayed for More Evidence
Parental Rights Foundation president Jim Mason presented oral arguments before a federal court on September 2 in the matter of our lawsuit against the District of Columbia to halt its Minor Consent to Vaccination Act of 2020. At the conclusion of the hearing, the court stated that it would like to hear more evidence on…Read More
Breaking: Foundation Goes to Court September 2
The federal court hearing our lawsuit against DC’s Minor Consent to Vaccination Act announced yesterday that oral arguments have been scheduled for September 2. The Foundation filed suit on behalf of Shanita Williams, Victor Booth, and two other sets of parents to halt the Minor Consent Act in mid-July, and the court agreed to a…Read More
Litigants: It Takes Love and Discernment to Raise Kids. DC’s New Law Undermines Both.
Photo: Victor Booth and his family. We sent reporter Dave Dentel to talk with Victor Booth and Shanita Williams, two parents who filed the DC lawsuit, asking them why halting the Minor Consent to Vaccination Act matters to them. This is what we learned: Victor Booth wants his sons to be more than just the…Read More
What’s at Stake in the DC Lawsuit?
The lawsuit we filed in federal court against the District of Columbia this month is not about four families who don’t want to vaccinate their children. Rather, it is about every parent, every family, every child, and it is about every decision you will make for your child, especially if a government official disagrees with…Read More
PRF Lawsuit Takes Positive First Step, Needs Help
The Parental Rights Foundation is in the fight of our lives for parental rights, and we need you with us to succeed! On July 12, the Foundation filed suit in federal district court to halt a dangerous DC bill that would permit children as young as 11 to make a legally-binding decision regarding vaccinations, while…Read More
Breaking: Foundation Files Suit to Halt DC Minor Consent Law
The Parental Rights Foundation yesterday filed suit in federal court to halt DC’s Minor Consent Act of 2020. The Foundation issued the following press release to draw attention to this vital action: Foundation Files Suit to Halt DC Minor Consent Law FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE//July 12, 2021//Washington, DC — Today the Parental Rights Foundation, in conjunction…Read More
DC Bill Becomes Law: What’s Next?
There was no fanfare, nor was there a “giant, earth-shattering ‘kaboom.’” Yet, when Congress closed for the day last Thursday, March 18, the Minor Consent for Vaccinations Amendment officially became law in the District of Columbia. On that date, our push for Congress to pass a veto resolution, which was always a long shot, officially…Read More
Stopping the DC Vaccine Bill
DC is poised to enact a piece of legislation which would allow children as young as 11 to consent to a vaccination that their parent had already decided is not in their best interest, without even notifying the parent. This week, Maggie McKneeley, Government Affairs Liaison for ParentalRights.org, breaks down the details of the legislation…Read More