Protecting Parental RightsPosted by Randy | July 22, 2013
I recently cosponsored H.J.Res.50, the Parental Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution. The Amendment specifically states that the "liberty of parents to direct the upbringing, education, and care of their children is a fundamental right." Additionally, the amendment declares that no federal or state government action, including ratification of an international treaty, can infringe upon this right without demonstrating a governmental interest of the highest order.
Today, more than ever, our family structure is under attack, but I believe that parents must retain the right to direct their children’s upbringing and education without undue government burden.
I will continue to work to rein in activist judges that threaten the very foundation upon which this county was built – jeopardizing our culture of self-responsibility and responsibility for our children. Read more about my work on these issues here.
Users are solely responsible for the opinions they post here and their comments do not necessarily reflect the views of Congressman Forbes.
Post a Comment
We encourage you to analyze and comment on the posts featured on this blog, but please understand that comments which include campaign content, engage in personal attacks, or include vulgar, profane, obscene, or inappropriate language will be removed from the site. Please note that there may be a brief delay in the publication of your comment.
RECENT POSTS04/27/2015 - Letter on Planned Parenthood
04/24/2015 - My questions for the ICE Director
04/23/2015 - Quick Note: Letter to Carter
04/23/2015 - Fighting for accountability: Audit the DOD
04/23/2015 - Question of the Week: Do you support trade promotion authority that establishes the negotiating objectives to expand U.S. exports through free trade agreements, while retaining Congress’ Constitutional approval?
04/22/2015 - My Questions About China’s “Gray Zone” Aggression