Foundation Sues Virginia AG Mark Herring, Challenges New Virginia Statute

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE//October 28, 2021//Richmond, VA — The Parental Rights Foundation, on behalf of a Virginia family, today sued Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring, challenging a new Virginia statute that says parents may not consider religion when hiring a babysitter. Jane and Scott adopted their daughter, M.W., in 2015. Because M.W. has medical conditions, the…

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ALEC Unanimously Adopts Confidential Reporting Model

On July 28, the Health and Human Services Task Force of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) voted unanimously to endorse model legislation to require confidential reporting to child abuse hotlines.  The model, drafted by the Parental Rights Foundation and our allies, would put an end to anonymous hotline reports, which too often are used…

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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…

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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…

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Doctors Choking on Bad Medicine

At a Wisconsin hospital, a doctor—a doctor!— and his family are finding out the hard way that the medical system is stacked against innocent families. And he has plenty of company. If you’ve followed us for any length of time, you already know I’m no fan of the new “pediatric child abuse” subspecialty adopted by…

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Supporting Families in the Texas Supreme Court

He’s all she has left in the world, but he can’t protect her alone. He’s going to need our help. From the day she was born, Jaime (all names changed for privacy) was her dad’s princess and his world. And even when things between parents Brad and April fell apart, they still worked together to…

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The Next Troxel Case? We’re Weighing In!

A parental rights case that bears a striking resemblance to Troxel is going before the Texas Supreme Court, and could be on its way to the U.S. Supreme Court—and the Parental Rights Foundation is weighing in! The last time parental rights came before the U.S. Supreme Court was in Troxel v. Granville, 530 U.S. 57…

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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 is all about what happened and what we can expect come January, even while around us we seem to be entering a political “dead zone.” Don’t get me wrong. It’s a welcome “dead zone,” when phones…

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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 Hidden Foster Care System.” The article has been peer-reviewed and is being prepared for an upcoming edition of the Stanford Law Review. In his eye-opening 66-page work, the author calls attention to an often overlooked…

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