Let Our Podcast Inspire and Empower You

Are you: A fan of podcasts?  Not a podcast listener, but curious about the hype?  Someone who thought a podcast was a type of fishing lure? Wherever you find yourself when it comes to podcasts, the Parental Rights Foundation has you covered! You see, for the past three years, the Parental Rights Foundation has hosted…

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The Right to Choose a Babysitter, with Peter Kamakawiwoole

A new law in Virginia makes it illegal for parents to choose babysitters based on shared beliefs. Not only does this new statue violate previously existing law, it represents a dangerous threat to parental rights. This week, Homeschool Legal Defense Association staff attorney Peter Kamakawiwoole, who has helped us to file suit against this law, joins us…

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The Case for Blind Removals, with Dr. Jessica Pryce

Our child welfare system removes minority children from their parents’ homes at a much higher rate than white children. What if there were a way to remove racial biases from CPS child removals and end the over-representation of black and minority children in our child welfare system?  This week, Michael talks with Dr. Jessica Pryce,…

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Making More Time for Parents, with Andrew Brown

The 21st Century Children and Family Act, recently introduced into the House of Representatives, promises to reduce “legal orphans” in the foster care system by supporting families up front and keeping them together. Can we expect to see this change succeed? This week, Michael talks with Andrew Brown, a distinguished senior fellow of child and family…

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Parents and the 2021 Virginia Election, with Generation Joshua

The recent Virginia gubernatorial election signaled a win for parental rights, arguably on a national level. Will the growing grassroots support for parental rights continue? This week, Michael talks with Joel Grewe and Jeremiah Lorrig, director and deputy director, respectively, of Generation Joshua — an organization dedicated to educating youth about the political process and…

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What Will It Take to Reunite Families?, with Martin Guggenheim

The Adoption and Safe Families Act (ASFA) was passed in 1997 to keep children from languishing in foster care, but today it gives state agencies a cash bonus for breaking families apart. How did we get here, and what can we do to give families a fighting chance to stay together?  This week, we talk…

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The Problem with ASFA, with Jerry Milner

This week, Jim talks again with Jerry Milner, former Associate Commissioner of the Children’s Bureau in the US Department of Health and Human Services. Jerry now works with Family Integrity & Justice Works. Jerry explains why the Adoption and Safe Families Act, created in the 1980s, needs to be reformed to preserve families, rather than…

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A Pandemic of Child Abuse?, with Anna Arons

In March 2020, we heard ominous warnings of ‘pandemic of child abuse’ accompanying the COVID-19 shut downs. Children went home, away from the watchful eyes of mandated reporters, and back to their families.  But did cases of child abuse actually increase during the added stress of the pandemic?  This week, Jim sits down with Anna…

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Passing the Parents’ Bill of Rights, with Rep. Erin Grall

This week, Jim sits down with Florida State Rep. Erin Grall, sponsor and architect of the recently passed Florida Parents’ Bill of Rights. Erin tells us about the long road to this historic victory for Florida parents, and how grassroots involvement from local parents helped the bill gain traction. Plus, hear about how this bill…

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A Bill of Rights for Parents, with Patti Sullivan

Florida parents are celebrating a historic victory – the successful passage of a Parents’ Bill of Rights in their state. This week, Michael talks with Patti Sullivan, ParentalRights.org’s Florida State Coordinator, and a long-time advocate for families and parental rights. Patti was deeply involved with the passage of this bill, and she explains how this…

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