the parent's constitutional parental rights, including when the school conceals this from the parent.
Family Court Ordered Grandmother, Who Had Custody of Child, Not to Testify Against Father at His Parole Hearing
The N.H. Supreme Court reversed the order.
A new lawsuit is challenging a Utah law that requires age verification to use social media and forces minors to get their parents permission first.
May Court Suspend Father's Supervised Parenting Time Until Father Gives Password to Thumb Drives That Might (or Might Not) Contain Child Pornography?
The father had an earlier history of sexually assaulting children.
And some good news, after all.
"People understand that these child abuse pediatricians have unlimited power," says Aaron Rapier, an attorney for the Kruegers.
An interesting case, decided under an Ohio statute.
American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten misses a pretty big reason why families are leaving traditional public schools.
"During the custody battle [in Saudi Arabia], Ghassan AlHaidari accused Bethany of gender mixing, adultery, and insulting Islam and Saudi Arabia. Gender mixing, a punishable crime, entails having a male friend. To prove the charge of adultery, Ghassan submitted a photograph of Bethany with a male, who Ghassan claimed to be her boyfriend. The crimes of adultery, insulting Islam, and insulting Saudi Arabia carry a death penalty in Saudi Arabia."
Plus: A listener question concerning porn verification laws.
There are already people responsible for regulating children’s online activity: parents and guardians.
No Constitutional Right to Opt out of Sexual-Minority-Themed Curriculum Elements at Public Elementary School
A federal court rejects challengers' Free Exercise Clause and parental rights claims.
Foster parents face state regulations that go far beyond preventing abuse and neglect.
The Center has gotten rich in part thanks to its "hate map," which smears many good people.
a Sixth Circuit panel concludes (by a 2-1 vote) in staying an injunction against the law pending appeal.
Casey DeSantis' "Mamas for DeSantis" ad goes all in on the culture war instead of focusing on Ron DeSantis' strong record on school choice and COVID policy.
"Nobody is abducting 1- and 4-year-old kids into sex trafficking," says the director of the Crimes Against Children Research Center.
New reasonable childhood independence laws in these states will make it easier for parents to let children enjoy the holiday.
Schools Have No Constitutional Obligation to Try to Keep Students from Having Sex in the Parking Lot
"[T]he Does cannot wield the constitutional right to parent as a sword to require the district to adopt policies that help them to direct and control their son's choices," and likewise as to the right to free exercise of religion.
In the U.S., we arrest parents who let their 8-year-olds walk half a mile.
"I don't know this kid, I don't know his mom, I don't know where he lives," she said in a viral video.
At this rate, the Southern Poverty Law Center's notorious hate map might eventually describe everyone as an extremist.
Plus: A listener question considers the pros and cons of the libertarian focus on political processes rather than political results.
A bill advancing the New York State Assembly would require child welfare agents to inform parents of their legal rights when beginning an investigation of child abuse or neglect.
Court Upholds Order Limiting Divorced Father's Talking to Gay Son About Sexual Orientation and Religion
"[W]e find no error by the trial court in finding that Father had mentally abused N. The circuit court concluded that N. was 'frightened,' 'scared,' and 'fearful' of his Father's anger and his Father's refusal to accept his sexual orientation."
The state legislature passed a law to limit anonymous reports to its child abuse hotline.
Texas Bill Would Ban School Instruction, Guidance, or Activities Related to Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity
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While city policy dictates that 911 calls should only occur when a student poses a genuine safety threat, parents say it's become a run-of-the-mill disciplinary tactic.
Requiring users to verify their age to use social media will degrade their privacy and cybersecurity.
'Reprehensible and Plainly Unconstitutional': Child Welfare Agents Took Their Kids. Now They're Suing.
Even though a family pediatrician said she had "zero concerns," child welfare services still seized Josh Sabey's and Sarah Perkins' two young children. It took four months for the couple to regain custody.
Such family court decisions are generally reviewed with great deference; the court isn't saying the judge's decision is necessarily the correct one, just that it's not clearly incorrect.
The social worker had reported the parents for educational neglect; the parents argue this was knowingly false, because the social worker knew the parents "were in compliance with their statutory obligation to educate their child" by home schooling.
Families don’t all want the same sort of education for their children. They should be free to choose.
Divorced Father Inflicted "Mental Injury" on 12-Year-Old Son By Religious Criticisms of Son's Felt Homosexuality
The Appellate Court of Maryland just upheld the lower court's finding, and related protective order.
"We are here because one preschooler pulled down another preschooler's pants," says defense attorney Jason Flores-Williams.
New bill makes a mockery of parents’ rights, school choice, and educational freedom.
The Florida governor has a history of using state power to bully Florida schools over speech he doesn't like. H.B. 1 may accomplish his goal while ceding power to parents.