Posts Tagged ‘#parentalrights’
Foundation Files Brief with the First Circuit Court of Appeals in Critical Parental Rights Case
Today, the Parental Rights Foundation filed an amicus curiae (“friend of the court”) brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. Located in Boston, Massachusetts, this federal court is just one step below the U.S. Supreme Court, so this critical case could determine the future of parental rights in our nation. Can…Read More
Parental Rights Board Sees Changes for 2023
Shaun Alexander (left) and William Wagner (right). I count it a true blessing to get to work with the dedicated men and women who make up the board of the Parental Rights Foundation and ParentalRights.org. Some of these board members have served for years, providing their time, experiences, professional expertise, and unique skills to the…Read More
Parental Rights are on the move on Capitol Hill – please call Congress now!
It’s an exciting time in our nation’s Capital. It seems that, after several years of inaction, your passion and commitment to your children is paying off as Congress is finally taking action to protect children by empowering parents. First up, as we told you last week, is the Parental Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.…Read More
Calls Needed to Advance Bill Protecting Parental Rights in Oklahoma Public Schools
On February 6, Senator Rob Standridge introduced SB95, prohibiting public schools from providing certain sexually explicit materials to students without written parental consent. The act prohibits public schools from providing any “sexually explicit material including but not limited to any book or other written medium…to a student…without written consent from the student’s parent or legal…Read More
Parental Rights Celebrating Milestones
This week, we are celebrating a couple of milestones in the area of parental rights. First, the EPPiC Broadcast is celebrating the launch of its sixth podcast season with an episode featuring Ethan Demme of Demme Learning (and a member of the Parental Rights Foundation board). Ethan discusses his family’s contact with the foster care…Read More
Toolkit: How to Lobby for the Parental Rights Amendment During Congressional Recess
This week and next, your U.S. Representative will be at home in your district. Congress is on a scheduled recess so the Members can hear from their constituents. That’s you! So, we have scheduled a special webinar with our president, Will Estrada, this Thursday, February 16, at 9pm EST to bring you up to speed…Read More
Call Now for Parental Rights Amendment Original Cosponsors!
This is it! This is the exciting moment we’ve been waiting for! Rep. Debbie Lesko plans to reintroduce the Parental Rights Amendment in Congress in the first week of March, shortly after their upcoming recess. And that means right now is the time for your congressman to sign on as an original cosponsor. Cosponsors can…Read More
Watch: Why Pass Parental Rights State Laws?
Today fifteen states protect parental rights as fundamental rights in state law. So, it’s very exciting that almost fifteen more states (currently 12) have introduced or are expected to introduce similar measures this legislative session. If every one of those were to pass—a longshot, I know—we would nearly double the number of states protecting our…Read More
Now in Print: Parental Rights in Peril
Parental Rights in Peril, the book version of the Parental Rights Foundation’s 2021 Steubenville Conference on Parental Rights, is now in print and available at Amazon. (Remember, if you use Amazon Smile, a portion of the proceeds will go to the Parental Rights Foundation at no extra cost to you.) The work is edited by…Read More
Legislatures are Heating Up for the 2023 Session
It’s the time of year when many state legislatures convene for their new session, and already parental rights are a prominent issue in proposed new legislation. Some are “reasonable independence” bills, which aim to exclude from the definition of “neglect” certain activities some parents may reasonably allow their children to do on their own as…Read More