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January 30, 2019 –
Federal Parental Rights Amendment Introduced
Click here for our 2018 Voter Guide! Every three days, 2,000 children are taken from the safety of their home. Every three days, 2,000 children are ripped from the loving arms of their parents. Every three days, 2,000 children lose their sense of security, the belief that their parents can protect them from anything. Federal data shows 83% of these cases are unwarranted.
https://parentalrights.org/every-three-days?fbclid=IwAR2xGXrzU2kpBquWNta8UvAM-sqmbKeYGwysCHZKATjr4jULbOXTWn_7weY#.W3TSDAV4hog.facebook Over 37% of children will experience a child protective services (CPS) investigation by the time they turn 18, according to the American Public Health Association (APHA).
https://www.heritagedefense.org/2018/09/24/37-of-children-investigated-by-cps-by-age-18/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=MC31 In 2016, the most recent year for which comparative data are available, Minnesota took away children at the sixth-highest rate in the country, even when rates of child poverty are factored in. Minnesota took away children at more than triple the rate of states that are, relatively speaking, models for keeping children safe.
https://amp.sctimes.com/amp/1004006002 In a jaw-dropping moment caught on video, an 18-year-old high school senior rushes to escape from the hospital that saved her life and then, she says, held her captive.
https://www.cnn.com/2018/08/13/health/mayo-clinic-escape-1-eprise/index.html?no-st=1540252322 Hundreds of parents whose children were removed by the state are demanding changes to Minnesota’s child welfare laws, arguing they are overly broad and tear apart families.
http://m.startribune.com/minnesota-parents-seek-changes-to-child-welfare-system-as-federal-trial-begins/496265061/ A hospital in Toronto has proposed that doctors should have the authority to euthanize minor patients without even a word to the parents.