UK: Our two daughters have six ‘parents’

Home-schoolers sometimes at odds with Catholic dioceses

The Circumcision Wars: San Francisco takes on a ritual rooted in the Jewish covenant with God.

Hundreds of Quebec parents file challenge against gvmt ban on religion in daycares

OR: Christian Faith-Healing Parents on Trial for Refusing Medical Attention

NH Senate passes abortion notification bill

Kentucky court says fathers of children conceived during affairs have parental rights

Vermont: Missionary pleads not guilty to helping natural mom take child from former lesbian partner

NH Senate considering limits to minors’ abortions

NE: Lawmakers give second-round approval to parental notification abortion bill

Who makes end-of-life decisions, family, or doctors? Ontario court to decide

Sperm donor anonymity overturned by B.C. court

NZ: Abortion law heartbreaking for parents

NZ: Schools arrange secret abortions

Montana Governor Schweitzer Vetoes Parental Notification Bill

Delaware Committee Rejects Parental Consent on Abortion

Appeal For “Kidnapped” Swedish Homeschooler Draws Supporters

Sweden: A warning against overzealous state family policies

Quebec judge orders three-year-old into daycare for ‘socialization’

Florida on brink of nation’s strictest parental notification abortion bill

Ireland: Group calls for parental choice over school patrons

Union Battles: A Window for Parental Choice

Proposal In Norway Would Bring Ritual Circumcision Under Government Health System

Pastor free on bond in Vt. lesbian-custody case

Jordan Lorence: Supreme Court’s Wise Decision Favors Arizona School Choice

Legal Periodical: Parents, Students, And The Pledge Of Allegiance: Why Courts Must Protect The Marketplace Of Student Ideas,

Legal Periodical: Children, Parents & The State: The Construction Of A New Family Ideology

Legal Periodical: When Parental Authority Goes Too Far: The Fourth Amendment Rights of Minors in Their Parents’ Homes

    Henning, Kristin N., When Parental Authority Goes Too Far: The Fourth Amendment Rights of Minors in Their Parents’ Homes (December 28, 2010). William & Mary Law Review, Forthcoming; Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-32. Available at SSRN:

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NH Senate considering bill to require parents to be notified before minors can have abortions

Companion Arizona Tuition Organization Tax Credit Case Summarily Decided By Supreme Court

Abducted homeschooler’s case finally advances: Police took child from his parents only because of education at home

Washington Times: Kagan’s government money grab

Catholic School Kids “Human Shields” for Treaty Activists

US Supreme Court hands parents education victory

Delaware lawmakers eye bill requiring parental consent before minor can receive abortion

UK: Parents’ Fury at Sex Lessons in the Scouts

Citizen Link: “Dig Deeper: Why This Week’s Supreme Court Ruling Matters to Families”

Baptist Press: Supreme Court hands school choice big win

Huff Post: Supreme Court Pulls Another Brick From Church/State Wall

Christian Post: Supreme Court Rules to Protect Religious Scholarship Funds

Washington Examiner: High court school choice win linked to Obamacare

NY Sun: ‘A Huge Victory for Choice’

Leader-Telegram: Supreme Court backs religious school aid

Tucson Citizen: Tuition credits survive appeal

Livingston Daily: High court OKs tax breaks for private schools

Daily Caller: Supreme Court dismisses case challenging school choice groups

CNA: Supreme Court rules in favor of Ariz. religious schools

One News Now: ‘School choice’ wins a big one

SCOTUS BLOG: “Opinion recap: The near-end of ‘taxpayer standing’”

NYT: Supreme Court Allows Tax Credit for Religious Tuition

WSJ: “Supreme School Choice: A narrow decision averts a legal assault on private schools.”

ACLU: Supreme Court Rules Arizona Taxpayers Lack Standing To Challenge Tax Credit System Used To Fund Religious-Based Scholarships

David Cortman: School Choice Program Prevails. Kids & Parents Ultimately Win

Center for AZ Policy: Supreme Court Upholds Arizona Tuition Tax Credit Program

Family Research Council Praises U.S. Supreme Court for Upholding Parents’ Rights, Religious Liberty in Education

Fox News: Supreme Court Upholds Arizona School Vouchers

Interview with Joe Infranco: Court ruling forces a homeschooled child into public school

NCPA Policy Digest: Parents Deserve Voice in Child’s Education

Ken Blackwell: Blocking a UN Threat – Convention on the Rights of the Child

    Ken Blackwell writes at Townhall: Do elections matter? You bet they do! Until last November, there was a real threat that the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) would be ratified by a liberal U.S. Senate majority. And we’re still not out of the woods on this one. But thanks to timely action by Sen. Jim DeMint, effective action is being taken to blunt this threat. Sen. DeMint (R-S.C.) has introduced S. Res 99 to prevent the Senate from ratifying the CRC . . .

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MN: Inver Grove Heights, Blaine charter school TiZA and ACLU tussle over trial

Louisiana: Parents protest Bishop’s revocation of corporal punishment at Catholic School

Schools Under Pressure to Spare the Rod Forever

    NY Times: “While the image of the high school principal patrolling the halls with paddle in hand is largely of the past, corporal punishment is still alive in 20 states, according to the Center for Effective Discipline, a group that tracks its use in schools around the country and advocates for its end. Most of those states are in the South, where paddling remains engrained in the social and family fabric of some communities.”

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Germany Jails Christian Parents Over Sex Education Row

Incarcerated parents’ treatment ‘appalling’

Brazil law gives grandparents visitation rights

UK: Fury at equality watchdog after it calls for teachers to ask 11-year-olds if they are gay

ACLU Demands That Schools Stop Filtering LGBT Web Content

Brazilian pastor condemned to prison for spanking children, loses mind