parental rights

Alfie Evans: the uses and misuses of language

Francis Phillips | 02 May 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: Alfie Evans, bioethics, end-of-life issues, euthanasia, parental rights

Alfie Evans, and the value of a single human life

James Schall SJ | 30 April 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: Alfie Evans, bioethics, euthanasia, parental rights

Watch out, Australia, this culture warrior is no ‘zombie’

Veronika Winkels | 09 November 2017 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: genderism, parental rights, sex education, sexual revolution

‘Don’t let your children out of your sight’

Barbara Lilley | 18 September 2017 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: child development, parental rights

Charlie Gard’s parents have the right to try new treatment

Nancy Valko | 11 July 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: charlie gard, parental rights, withdrawal of treatment

Charlie Gard: doing the right thing for the right reason

Anscombe Bioethics Centre | 06 July 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: charlie gard, end-of-life treatment, parental rights

‘To Whom Do Children Belong?’ A defense of parents’ rights

Christopher O. Tollefsen | 16 September 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: biological parents, family policy, parental rights
Exploring the special rights of parents and the obligations of biology.

A defense of parental authority

Melissa Moschella | 15 October 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: education of children, parental rights, parenthood
To whom do children belong? Part two.

Vaccination: ‘No jab, no pay’ policy has a serious ethical sting

Stephen S Holden | 16 April 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: parental rights, vaccination
The Australian government's plan to withhold cash benefits for unvaccinated children is ethically precarious.

Who has the right to form young minds?

Anthony Esolen | 16 January 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Common Core, education of children, parental rights
A controversial national curriculum in the US raises a fundamental question.

Teaching children the facts of life

Louise Kirk | 24 June 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: character education, parental rights, sex education
With new science and story-telling techniques the task is actually getting easier for parents.

State officials keep boy “captive” for four years

Carolyn Moynihan | 24 April 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: homeschooling, parental rights, Sweden
Four years ago a seven-year-old boy was taken from his parents by social welfare officials as the family boarded an international flight. They have hardly seen him since. What on earth had they done?

Parental rights come before sex-ed goals, says Robert P George

Carolyn Moynihan | 24 October 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: parental rights, sex education
The introduction of mandatory sex education classes for middle school pupils (10- to12-year-olds) in New York has brought criticism from a leading US academic.

Kids want to hear about life and love from parents

Carolyn Moynihan | 03 October 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: parental rights, schools, sex education
There was an uproar in New Zealand recently about sex education when a father told the NZ Herald he had pulled his son out of sex education because the teacher had told his class that anal and oral sex were alternatives to intercourse...

School wants to know how new entrants were born. No kidding.

Mariette Ulrich | 16 June 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: child development, education of children, parental rights
Once upon a time, all you had to do in order to enrol in school was be 6 years old and toilet-trained. How times have changed. Now they want to know how you were born, and why it happened like that...

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