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Jesus, Take the Wheel: No Such Thing as Parental Rights?

The below LGBTQ activist is under the impression that parents don't have rights when it comes to their own children.



Think again, Sir...can I call you Sir?


According to the plurality in the U.S. Supreme Court case Troxel v. Granville:


The liberty interest at issue in this case—the interest of parents in the care, custody, and control of their children— is perhaps the oldest of the fundamental liberty interests recognized by this Court. More than 75 years ago, in Meyer v. Nebraska, 262 U. S. 390, 399, 401 (1923), we held that the "liberty" protected by the Due Process Clause includes the right of parents to "establish a home and bring up children" and "to control the education of their own." Two years later, in Pierce v. Society of Sisters, 268 U. S. 510, 534-535 (1925), we again held that the "liberty of parents and guardians" includes the right "to direct the upbringing and education of children under their control." We explained in Pierce that "[t]he child is not the mere creature of the State; those who nurture him and direct his destiny have the right, coupled with the high duty, to recognize and prepare him for additional obligations." Id., at 535. We returned to the subject in Prince v. Massachusetts, 321 U. S. 158 (1944), and again confirmed that there is a constitutional dimension to the right of parents to direct the upbringing of their children. "It is cardinal with us that the custody, care and nurture of the child reside first in the parents, whose primary 66*66 function and freedom include preparation for obligations the state can neither supply nor hinder." Id., at 166.

Parents, you do have parental rights - stand up for your them and protect your children! Jesus, take the wheel!



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