Bureaucratic bullies often use the threat of referring a family to social services to coerce submission. Here is an example from Canada.
An existing Mississippi law makes it a felony to “whip, strike or otherwise abuse or mutilate any child in such a manner as to cause serious bodily harm” (emphasis added). For those who break this law, the maximum punishment is life in prison, the minimum is ten years. Current legislation aims to remove the word “serious,” which could […]
Heritage Defense is now pleased to offer applicants and renewing members the option to make membership contributions on a monthly basis. “Many families who are eager to join Heritage Defense are not always in a financial position to make a lump sum annual contribution,” said Heritage Defense Attorney, Bradley Pierce. “Our new monthly contributions option […]
Spanking your child can send you to jail. Rosalina Gonzales was arrested in December 2010 for spanking her nearly two-year-old daughter. Social services took all three of her children (and had not returned them as of June 15, 2011). The judge sentenced her to five years probation and practically told her that spanking was illegal.
In the March/April issue of The Homeschool Court Report, Homeschool Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) reported about the Richard and Margie Cressy family from New York. In late 2009, New York social services charged the parents with child endangerment and arrested them. What had they done? Although they thought they had done so, Mr. and Mrs. […]
Christian Home Educators of Colorado (CHEC) has invited Don Hart to deliver two messages at its upcoming Rocky Mountain Super Conference on the Family. Other speakers include R.C. Sproul, Jr. and Doug Phillips, who are the featured speakers, along with Kevin Swanson and others. Heritage Defense will also be hosting an informational booth in the […]
On March 1, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Alford v. Greene, a case questioning whether the government can interview children at public schools without parental consent. Regardless of the outcome of this case, public schools are a dangerous place for children to be.
Along with the growing number of households who have chosen to unite with us as members of Heritage Defense, courageous leaders in the Christian community are standing with Heritage Defense in our mission to protect and empower Christian families. We are grateful for the faithful families and committed prayer warriors who support Heritage Defense, and […]
Heritage Defense Founder and President Don Hart was recently interviewed by pastor, homeschooling dad, and popular conference speaker Kevin Swanson on his radio show, Generations. Here is Mr. Swanson’s title and introduction for the show: When Social Services Knocks on Your Door: The Real and Present Risk of Losing Your Children Anonymous tips. Mandatory […]
New Jersey social services has taken five children from an Army Major and his wife. The children were taken after one of the children had to receive emergency care for a medical condition. Social services claimed that this might have been a result of physical abuse, but after evidence was presented disproving the allegations, the […]