Tag: parental-rights

Bystander Reports Parents to Police After Seeing Boy’s “Tangled” Hair and “Small” Pants

Last fall, Mary Cobb and her husband spent the afternoon at the lake with their five-year-old son who struggles with autism and is often prone to meltdowns, self-injurious behavior, and violent outbursts. On that day, however, he had dressed himself (in one-size-too-small pants), let his dad help him put his coat on, and had enjoyed […]

Member Story: Helping Oregon Parents Access Their Child’s Medical Information

A member family from Oregon recently contacted us after their child, a minor, visited the doctor. While there, the child was asked to sign a document entitled “Limited Disclosure Authorization.” The document authorized the doctor to disclose a limited amount of the child’s medical information to the parents. Of course, this document raised a question […]

Member Story: A Story of Adventure for Two Girls Becomes a Nightmare for the Whole Family

Member Story: A Story of Adventure for Two Girls Becomes a Nightmare for the Whole Family

Mrs. Henry was running some errands that morning while Mr. Henry had taken the day off to spend it with their five children.* As Mr. Henry was making breakfast, their eleven- and eight-year-old daughters, Regina and Sarah, were supposed to be outside doing their chores. Instead, they had run away…

Texas Bill Would Subject Fit Parents to Suit (updated 4-30-13)

Texas Bill Would Subject Fit Parents to Suit (updated 4-30-13)

To all Texans: A bill eroding parental rights is being heard in a Texas Senate committee this upcoming Tuesday, April 23. SB 1148 subjects fit parents with intact homes to suit by grandparents.1 This post was updated on April 30, 2013 (see below). Whether to support this legislation or not comes down to a simple […]

MSNBC Says Children Belong to Community, Not Parents

MSNBC Says Children Belong to Community, Not Parents

Melissa Harris-Perry is a host on MSNBC and a professor of political science at Tulane. She thinks that children do not belong to their parents. The fact that she is so brazen tells us how much this mindset is growing. What is even more chilling is that so many people are now defending her views […]

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