parents rights
State legislatures battle over parental rights, gender procedures

(The Center Square) – State legislatures across the country this year have debated parental rights in reproductive care and gender-related procedures for children. Democratic state lawmakers have sought to protect… Read More

May 30, 2023
Pence-affiliated policy org files brief in school lawsuit that inspired Florida parental rights law

A public policy non-profit founded by former Vice President Mike Pence has filed an amicus brief in support of a family appealing their case against a Florida school district’s attempt… Read More

May 26, 2023
Public Education
New Jersey AG sues school board over policy requiring parental notification of kids’ gender transitions 

New Jersey’s Democratic Attorney General Matthew Platkin is suing a township school board over its policy that requires parental notification in matters of gender dysphoria and sexual orientation. Hanover Township… Read More

May 22, 2023
Public Education
Loudoun County “activist” Facebook group contains death threats against parents opposed to LGBT ideology

A Loudon County, Virginia Facebook group is being investigated after members allegedly made death threats against parents who spoke against LGBT ideology at local school board meetings. “The… Read More

May 16, 2023
Public Education
Parents sue Colorado school district over secrecy in extracurricular gender group

(The Center Square) – A lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court in Colorado alleges parental civil rights were violated when an extracurricular group in the Poudre School District told… Read More

May 11, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Parental education rights movement still going strong

(The Center Square) – Amid parental concerns, heated school board meetings, and legal battles, Pennsylvania joins the list of other states drafting parental rights legislation. Republicans in both chambers say… Read More

April 28, 2023
Minnesota attacks parental rights nationwide with trans bill that could strip custody

Minnesota attacked parental rights across the nation with the passage of a so-called transgender “refuge” bill in a 68-62 vote by the state House. The law allows the… Read More

March 27, 2023
Ohio Parents Bill of Rights before Ohio lawmakers

(The Center Square) – School systems would have to have policies that allow parents to be more active in their child’s education, give parents notice of sexually explicit materials and… Read More

March 20, 2023
Parental rights group sues California AG over law granting the state ’emergency jurisdiction’ over transgender youth

Two months after California declared itself a “sanctuary state” for transgender youth, a parental rights group is suing Attorney General Rob Bonta for violating the constitution. The lawsuit… Read More

March 8, 2023
NC Senate approves parents’ rights bill restricting K-4 sexual education in schools

A bill giving parents more say over their children’s health and education passed the North Carolina Senate on Tuesday. Sen. Amy Galey, R-Alamance County, sponsored Senate Bill 49,… Read More

February 10, 2023
Democratic congressman from California takes heat for calling Republican colleague’s pro-parent message ‘so stupid’

Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-California, left; Sen. Tim Scott, R-South Carolina, right. “This is so stupid” was the message of a U.S. congressman about a fellow lawmaker’s support… Read More

November 15, 2022
Culture, Public Education
Some school curriculum is so obscene, parental rights activists can’t even read it on TV

(Daily Caller) – Parents and parental rights advocates seeking to shed light on what is being taught in schools say television stations won’t even broadcast what’s in their school curriculums… Read More

October 31, 2022
Culture, Homeschools
Home School Legal Defense Association comes to aid of Florida family, challenges public school rigmarole

When a Florida family received an email from the local public school claiming their homeschooled daughter was enrolled as a full-time student, they were shocked.   “A month… Read More

October 31, 2022
Youngkin blasts Democrat’s bill criminalizing parents who do not affirm a child’s ‘gender identity’

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin this week blasted a Democrat state legislator’s proposed law that would make it a crime of child abuse for parents not to affirm a… Read More

October 20, 2022
Culture, Public Education
Pennsylvania weighs parental bill of rights as gender, race issues flare in schools

(The Center Square) – Punctuated by claps, cheers, jeers and a call to order, the Senate State Government Committee held a public hearing on a proposed parental bill of… Read More

October 19, 2022
A short, essential guide to parents’ rights in schools

As confidence in public schools falls near all-time lows, parents should know their rights, especially when negotiating with school staff to address any challenges. … Read More

October 11, 2022
Courts, Culture, Public Education
Georgia substitute teacher allegedly fired for raising questions as a mom about age-inappropriate book being read to elementary students

A Georgia substitute teacher is suing after being fired for raising questions about depictions of same-sex couples in a picture book included in a library read-aloud to elementary school… Read More

October 5, 2022
Culture, Public Education
Biden Foundation partnered with organization that touted following kids’ cue on whether to tell parents of gender identity changes

It’s up to teachers whether to tell parents about their children’s changing gender identities, according to an organization that once partnered with the Biden Foundation. “Whether or not… Read More

October 4, 2022
Culture, Public Education
Virginia Governor blasts ‘progressives’ and vows to keep up the fight for parents’ rights at Back-to-School rally

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin criticized progressive school administrators in Fairfax County Public Schools for what he said were violations of parental rights.  Youngkin made the comments as… Read More

September 7, 2022
Legislation, Public Education
Mother asking for just a list of textbooks by grade is billed nearly $1,300 by Texas school district

A Texas mother trying to choose between schools asked her local school district for a list of required textbooks by grade. They billed her $1,267 for the information. … Read More

September 2, 2022