On its 25th anniversary, the ASFA is in bad need of reform.
Heather Wallace plead guilty to child endangerment and can no longer work with kids.
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and because she left a sex toy where one of them could find it.
Unconstitutional for Court to Threaten Suspending Custody Rights for "Any Further Unfounded Allegations" of Abuse
The order “could encompass speech ... that [the mother] believe[s] valid and substantiated even if CPS ultimately determines that [it is] not.”
The facts are complicated, and involve a good deal more than just disagreement as to gender identity; but it seems to me like an important controversy.
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Despite State Injunctions, Parents Say Texas Is Still Investigating Trans Kids for Potential 'Abuse'
When it comes to gender identity issues, some conservatives make a mockery of liberty and parental rights.
You're more likely to be struck by a meteor than to have your kid abducted by a stranger.
The case shows the power given to judges when parental consent or notification is required for a minor's abortion.
A Mom Let Her 7-Year-Old Play in the Park. Arizona Arrested Her and Banned Her From Working With Kids.
Sarra's name was added to the government's official list of unfit caretakers after she briefly ran an errand without her kids in tow.
A robust market of monitoring technology already exists. There's no need to boost it further by government fiat.
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Colorado law says that ordinarily the decision is in favor of the person who doesn't want the embryos implanted; the Colorado Court of Appeals held that this applies even when the person has religious reasons for wanting to donate them to another couple.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis thinks drag shows represent "child endangerment."
Many parents are on the child abuse and neglect registry, and they don't even know it.
Appellate Court Reverses Child Custody Decision That Was "Based on [a] Decade-Old Sexual Assault Allegation"
The appellate court also rejected the trial court's reliance on the 8-year-old child's "unsubstantiated" allegations of abuse.
Among other things, the investigator "appeared to accept Father’s explanation that his 2003 kidnapping conviction based on allegations of domestic violence in a previous relationship was a misunderstanding, not the result of criminal conduct," "[finding] 'credible' Father’s explanation that he 'was unfairly incarcerated based on the lies of the victim and because of the racist justice system.'"
Mothers' Lawsuits Claiming Univ. of Pittsburgh Medical Center Interfered with Parental Rights Can Go Forward
The claims arise out of “UPMC’s purported disclosure of their confidential medical information to [child protection authorities] for the purpose of targeting them with highly intrusive, humiliating and coercive child abuse investigations starting before taking their newborn babies home from UPMC’s hospitals shortly after childbirth.”
held to be vague and therefore unenforceable.
"The suspect then intervened, deployed pepper spray and sprayed the victim, before fleeing the scene on foot," according to the police.
State-level "gag orders" on teaching certain texts and ideas are terrible and utterly predictable in a one-size-fits-all K-12 educational system.
You are not for school choice or parents’ rights when you try to ban race and LGBT subjects in private education.
The broken foster system for Native American kids is finally up for Supreme Court scrutiny.
ACLU: “The agency’s new rule substitutes parents’ judgment as to what medical care is in the best interests of their children for the judgment of the government.”
Texas Classifies Medical Treatment of Trans Minors as Abuse, Threatens Parents, Orders Caregivers To Snitch
These orders aren’t about safety. They’re a complete rejection of the legitimacy of these procedures, and a denial of individual liberty.
Court Bars Mother from Exposing "Child to an Activity That Violates" "Child's Orthodox Jewish Chasidic Faith";
N.Y. appellate court reverses the order.
Under H.B. 1557, only the most conservative parents will decide what everybody else’s kids will learn about sexual orientation or gender identity.
The hearing was virtual, because of the epidemic.
No "Social Worker Exception" from the Fourth Amendment for Home Searches by Child Protection Officials
"[T]he Fourth Amendment applies equally whether the government official is a police officer conducting a criminal investigation or a caseworker conducting a civil child welfare investigation."
"The market was asking that anyone who didn't need to go into the store to please stay outside," she says.
Requiring kids as young as 5 to either get vaccinated or stay home is not as smart or as necessary as de Blasio claims.
"When my daughter was 12 she'd walk down the streets of Shanghai to get donuts," says the mom, Megan McMurry.
While libertarians will be inclined to applaud some of the new laws, others exemplify familiar conservative excesses.
Only in extreme circumstances should a court come between a parent and their child.
It’s legal for doctors to give kids the Pfizer vaccine, but Pfizer isn’t allowed to say so.
So holds a Ninth Circuit panel (by a 2-1 vote), evaluating the California closure rules.