Family Research Council

Parental Rights

Family Research Council affirms that children belong first to their parents and families, not to their communities or governments. The primary responsibility and authority over a child’s moral upbringing, discipline, education, and health care lies with the child’s parent or guardian. Government should minimize its interference with the exercise of parental authority, except in cases of demonstrable abuse or neglect.

Featured Resources On Parental Rights

4 Resources for Parents to Fight Transgender Ideology and Policy in Public Schools
Model Universal Opt-Out Letter
The SPLC's Teaching Tolerance: What Parents, Teachers, and Administrators Need to Know
A Parent's Guide to the Transgender Movement in Education
The SPLC's Incursion into Education
Title IX and Transgendered Students
Sex Education in Public Schools: Sexualization of Children and LGBT Indoctrination

About Family Research Council

For over 35 years, we've been committed to, advancing faith, family, and freedom in public policy and the culture from a biblical worldview.

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